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Japanese Antique Metal Lantern, Shinden Tsuridōrō


  • Japanese Antique Metal Lantern, Shinden Tsuridōrō - 2301-0040
  • Japanese Antique Metal Lantern, Shinden Tsuridōrō - 2301-0040
  • Japanese Antique Metal Lantern, Shinden Tsuridōrō - 2301-0040
  • Japanese Antique Metal Lantern, Shinden Tsuridōrō - 2301-0040

Item description
Metal lanterns are seen as sacred light sources in Japan. They are very often used in Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines all over the country. But also, in regular houses, in the garden or even indoors, authentic metal lanterns bring a one-of-a-kind soothing atmosphere. The light inside the lantern can be arranged in multiple ways, a candle or lightbulb for example. It is common to hang a metal lantern from the ceiling or the wall. Because of this the name in Japanese is Tsuridōrō (釣り灯籠), which roughly translates to hanging lantern. Of course, the lantern can also be beautifully put on display on the floor or a cabinet of some sort. Altogether this means that a Tsuridōrō is a multifunctional ornament with many marvelous options for variety.

The shape of this specific Tsuridōrō is strongly based on Buddhist philosophy. The lantern itself was even apart of a Buddhist temple in the Nagoya area of Aichi prefecture. The name Shinden (神殿) is also Japanese for temple.

Specifications
• Origin: Nagoya, Aichi prefecture
• Material: Cast iron
• Age: Meiji Period
• Condition: Excellent
• Particularities: No bottom

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