Izutsu, Japanese Stone Well Enclosure
Item description - YO07010102
Many Japanese gardens feature traditional wells built over natural water sources or hand-dug well shafts. The walls inside the wells were made waterproof with clay and reinforced with wooden panels. Water from the wells was used as drinking water as well as for watering the plants and greenery.
Granite wells with a characteristic square shape are known as Izutsu (井筒). The separate pieces of granite are put together in a firm way creating a very authentic traditional well. On top of the Izutsu most of the time a bamboo lid was placed to protect the well from dirt and debris the wind might blow into it.
• Origin: Nagoya, Aichi prefecture, Japan
• Material: Hirukawa Stone (蛭川石)
• Age: Meiji Period
Shipping and Payment Information
Yokoso uses a worldwide delivery service. If you are interested in placing an order, we would gladly provide you with a shipping quote. Applying for a quotation is always a necessary step because of the different weights and sizes of our products. If you accept the presented shipping costs, we will create an invoice for you featuring every detail of the order. Payment can be made using all major credit cards, Google Pay, iDEAL or a direct bank transfer. After we have received your payment, we will immediately start to prepare your order for transport. Keeping you updated throughout the whole process.
Certificate of Authenticity
All antique Japanese items can be provided with a free digital Certificate of Authenticity. This document gives a clear overview of the characteristics such as the age, the place of origin, the material it is made from, the dimension and the appraised value. All information on the certificate is verified by multiple specialists and our Japanese suppliers, ensuring the authenticity.
Models and sizes |
Show extra info...
|YO07010102||127 cm||127 cm||44 cm||€ 4200.00|
|EUR: 4200.00 ⇒ EUR: 4200.00|
|Request Info Shopping Cart|