Rare 1940s handmade Japanese bamboo basket purse // Lobster cage purse


-- authentic late 1940s Japanese cage purse
-- handcrafted of natural bamboo slats roped together
-- inspired by the functional lobster traps in use at the time
-- basket style in a curved barrel shape
-- handbag completely collapses to lay flat
-- slats are anchored along dowels on each side capped with squared ends painted red
-- topped with double handles and clever interlocking closure

label: none present, circa 1940s to early 50s Japan
material: bamboo, cotton rope

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length: 13.5"
height: 12"
width: 8"

_____ c o n d i t i o n

Top Notch! Handbag displays minor surface wear. No issues of note. Structurally sound and ready for use.

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