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Japanese Stone Lantern Kaku Yu... - 0101-0100


  • Japanese Stone Lantern Kaku Yukimi Gata - 0101-0100
  • Japanese Stone Lantern Kaku Yukimi Gata - 0101-0100
  • Japanese Stone Lantern Kaku Yukimi Gata - 0101-0100
  • Japanese Stone Lantern Kaku Yukimi Gata - 0101-0100

Item description
Japanese stone lantern, in Japanese Toro, or Tourou. The earliest were introduced to Japan from China through Korea along with Buddhism. Stone lanterns, or Ishidourou, were used first as votive lights at temples and shrines. Later they were used to light the ground of these religious precincts. Secular use began in the 16c. when stone lanterns were used by tea masters for gardens surrounding their tea huts.

Almost all Japanese stone lanterns are divided into separate parts. From bottom to top, the base: Kiso, the pilar: Sao, firebox base: Chudai, the firebox: Hibukuro, the roof: Kasa and the jewel: Houju.

Japanese Stone Lantern Kaku Yukimi Gata. Yuki means snow in Japanese. It is said that this lantern catches the snow and holds it beautifully on the umbrella. This is the most popular type in legged stone lantern. The Japanese Stone Lantern Kaku Yukimi Gata has four legs and a hexagonal umbrella. The firebox has dedicated latticed windows all around.

Specifications
Origin: Kyoto
Material: Shiraishi stone
Age: Meiji Period

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