Old Chinese braided rice basket - Basket weaving - Dark green
Ancient Chinese basket:
- This authentic object and of a very high quality, wooden basket from Chinese craftsmanship. It dates from the early/mid 20th century and is not a replica. All our Asian baskets are completely restored and are in excellent condition. This magnificent work is entirely handmade and will delight lovers of Asian art. This basket is made of several pieces of wood assembled with care, which makes it a unique and rare object.
- This authentic and unique object will certainly delight collectors and lovers of Asian art. With a classic style, it perfectly represents the aesthetics and beauty of Asian culture. It will be an ideal complement and perfectly adapted to a collection of Asian art objects.
Chinese baskets - the art of basketry:
Chinese wickerwork baskets are decorative and practical objects that have been used for centuries. They are usually made from basket weaving, an ancient technique that involves braiding strands of natural materials such as bamboo, wicker, rattan or cork. Chinese wickerwork baskets are extremely durable and versatile, and they can be used to store household items, food items, or decorative items. Chinese wickerwork baskets are usually decorated with traditional patterns and bright colors, and they can be found in a variety of sizes and shapes. Some are made in such a way as to present traditional scenes of landscapes, figures or animals. Basket weaving in China is an ancient activity that dates back to Ming times and has been practiced for thousands of years. Chinese artisans use a variety of materials such as bamboo, wood, and metal to create decorative items, baskets, and utensils.
Basketry in China:
Handmade basketry in China has evolved over the centuries, and techniques and styles vary from region to region. For example, in southwest China, artisans create objects from woven bamboo wood and metal. In northeast China, artisans create objects from cedar wood and metal. Chinese artisans also use ancient techniques to create objects from bamboo, wood, and metal, such as arc welding and casting. Chinese basketry items are usually decorative pieces or practical utensils, such as baskets, bowls, boxes and containers. Chinese artisans are renowned for their skill and creativity, and their works are appreciated around the world.