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In well-aged brown color with 3 bent handles, this beautifully hand woven basket was used to carry fresh vegetables from the village open markets. It is in great condition. This antique basket is not just an attractive deco, but a functional basket to hold clothes, towels or other dry items. This antique Shanxi buffet with classic Asian lines has four drawers and one large cabinet to organize and store antiques, kitchenware, any anything else you can think of.
Basketryart and craft of making interwoven objects, usually containers, from flexible vegetable fibres, such as twigs, grasses, osiers, bambooand rushes, or from plastic or other synthetic materials. The containers made by this method are called baskets. He created dust and spread it on the hurdle.
Basket weaving also basketry or basket making is the process of weaving or sewing pliable materials into two- or three dimensional artifacts, such as mats or containers. Craftspeople and artists specialized in making baskets are usually referred to as basket makers and basket weavers. Basketry is made from a variety of fibrous or pliable materials—anything that will bend and form a shape.
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Gold leaf and red lacquer paint strike a bold contrast on a black lacquer background. Craftspeople in southeast China's Fujian Province have been making lacquer baskets since the Ming Dynasty — Scratching patterns into the lacquer surface and then brushing gold leaf into the gaps is a common decorative technique for lacquer boxes.
To the outside observer of the art of Japanese basket making, the emphasis on tradition seems to be loosening, allowing the flowering of individual artistic interpretation, direction, and innovation. However, the discipline and links of new artists to the old ways have been secured by the mentorship of their teachers and by the power of their basket making heritage. Bamboo is a technically exacting and time-consuming medium.