In Japan, the custom of offering flowers to the Buddha developed into the studied art of ikebana, or flower arrangement. The creation of woven flower baskets constructed of finely split bamboo ascended to an esteemed craft tradition.
This smoked bamboo, hexagonal-weave basket is expertly crafted by Japanese artisans using traditional techniques. The orb shaped handle is characteristic of ikebana baskets used to celebrate the full moon. Inner leak proof container holds flower arrangements.
10 1/2" w x 3 1/2" d x 8 1/2" h
Flowers not included.