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Chef d'Oeuvre Basket
Chef d'Oeuvre Basket
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Chef d'Oeuvre Basket

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Ligne Roset
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£124.00
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In the past, when an apprentice basket-maker finished his training, he was expected to produce a piece which demonstrated the talent and expertise gathered while he was learning. This was called the ‘masterpiece’. Today, this expertise is still practised by a number of artisans in Saigon, Vietnam, where this basket is made. Very few tools are required for this kind of workmanship: a knife, a splitter and shears. This kind of expertise is being lost because it now taught in just one location in France. Collection of fine basket-work made from woven pieces of wicker and splintwood on bamboo cane, finished in matt black lacquer.

Size | ø50cm H10cm