This is an antique Chinese rice basket intricately woven in a beautiful pattern with. Very likely originally used for carrying grain. It weighs over 3 pounds. It has been in storage or carefully displayed for much of the past century and with exception to some minor signs of wear, this basket remains in very good condition. The handle is a bit loose and it looks like there was an attempted repair with glue to stabilize the handle.Measures 19" in diameter (48 cm) by 10" tall (25 cm). You'll love it, I guarantee it. Sailerking and the Shogun's Gallery of Portland, Oregon have been in the Japanese antique business for over 40 years, and highly value our customers. Satisfaction Guarantee: All items are carefully described and photographed. Most items listed are antiques, and as such may have an expected amount of wear from normal use. We do not sell items with major flaws without mentioning it in the listing. See photos and descriptions for condition. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Other Japanese Antiques". The seller is "sailerking" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.