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Antique Bamboo Lacquer Basket

$480

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This basket is an incredibly rare find. Used once upon a time as utensil to store rice, it can now be repurposed around your home. The basket is in perfect condition and features a black and red lacquered design and a lid for good measure.

Our friend Kingy is based in Kyoto with her husband and baby daughter. She trawls through antique markets and hidden vintage stores in the area to find us amazing goodies.

Kingy is a photographer by trade and shoots the pieces she finds in her parent-in-law's old machiya in town. 

Details:

39cm (including height of handle) x 28cm

Origin

Japan
Kyoto, Japan
35.0116° N, 135.7680° E

Kyoto is considered the cultural capital of Japan and a major tourist destination. It is home to numerous Buddhist temples, Shinto shrines, palaces and gardens. 京都, Kyōto served as Japan's capital and the emperor's residence from 794 until 1868. It is one of the country's ten largest cities.

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