Red Lacquer Carrying Basket

20th Century
$428 USD
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Dimensions
H: 13.5" Dia: 13.0"
Materials
Paint
Bamboo
Lacquer
Purchase Quantity
Collection #
CJL003
Estimated Shipping
$20

This lacquered Chinese carrying basket impresses with a prim, balanced form of intricately woven split bamboo. A celebratory form traditionally used for carrying food or delivering gifts, the lidded basket has a rounded body elevated by a footed base and surmounted by an arched handle, both of thick strips of painted bamboo. Brushed atop a red-brown lacquer, the basket’s lid is painted with a contrasting black motif of orchids, leafy foliage and stars.

Minor breaks to bamboo weave.

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