tall, slender deep red/black basket; 4-sided base flairs out into octagonal form near top; open weave with very thin, wiry strands of bamboo that form a star-shaped pattern; woven handle tapers towards center, with looping ornamentation; center lacquered bamboo cylinder with copper lining

Openwork octagonal flower basket, early 20th century

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Title
Openwork octagonal flower basket
Artist Life
1877 - 1937
Role
Artist
Accession Number
2013.29.118a,b
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tall, slender deep red/black basket; 4-sided base flairs out into octagonal form near top; open weave with very thin, wiry strands of bamboo that form a star-shaped pattern; woven handle tapers towards center, with looping ornamentation; center lacquered bamboo cylinder with copper lining