Rootwood Basket

20th Century
$428 USD
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Dimensions
W: 12.0" D: 13.25" H: 9.0"
Materials
Root
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Collection #
CMK091
Estimated Shipping
$20

This unusual wooden bowl was carved from a single piece of rootwood to resemble a woven market basket, complete with an arched handle. Guided by currents in the wood grain, the basket is shaped with irregular edges and undulating curves, continuing a tradition of rootwood sculpture that was popular throughout the Qing dynasty. With a smooth texture that calls to be touched, this carved basket is wonderful as a fruit bowl or tabletop planter.

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