Rectangular picnic basket
Early 20th century
- 35cm wide x 20cm deep x 43cm high
Rare rectangular two tray picnic basket. Double layer of woven bamboo provides strength and aesthetic appeal. The lid has phoenix and peony carving symbolising a wish for great prosperity. Around the border there is geometric long life pattern carving. The sides of the handle have phoenix tail carving and the engraved metal fittings are a symbol of happiness.