JAPANESE BAMBOO BASKETS
Flower Basket by Ieda Seiseisai
Ieda Seiseisai (dates unknown)
18.5 x 8.5 x 9.5 in
47 x 22 x 24 cm
This basket of bundled, overlapping lengths holds much dynamic negative space. We find no information about the maker, but his skill with bamboo is evident. The braided lengths loop together as if this basket were made spontaneously, and yet its construction is meticulous and carefully balanced.