Japanese Woven Bamboo Tabako-bon

c. 1900
$480 USD
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W: 8.0" D: 5.25" H: 9.0"
Smoked Bamboo
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This woven basket is actually a Japanese tabako-bon, or 'tobacco tray,' used as a portable hibachi for lighting tobacco pipes. Believed to have evolved from the traditional accessories of Japanese incense ceremony, tabako-bons first came into use in the 17th century and were often beautifully decorated to display one's wealth and status. This tabako-bon is woven of smoked bamboo and features a ceramic hibachi and a bamboo container for holding ash and waste.

Ceramic hibachi interior has significant cracks with antique repairs.

Additional Dimensions:
Diameter of Main Basket: 5.25"
Diameter of Side Basket: 2.75"
Bamboo Container: 1.5"Dia x 4.75"H
Hardwood Lid: 1.75"Dia x 0.25"H

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