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Japanese Stone Lantern Maru Yu... - 0101-0119

  • Japanese Stone Lantern Maru Yukimi Gata - 0101-0119
  • Japanese Stone Lantern Maru Yukimi Gata - 0101-0119
  • Japanese Stone Lantern Maru Yukimi Gata - 0101-0119

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 Maru Yukimi Gata. The design is very elegant. 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 Maru Yukimi Gata has 3 legs and a round umbrella. The firebox has 2 windows with fine latticework, sometimes with a sun and a moon.

Origin: Nagoya
Material: Hirukawa stone
Age: Edo Period

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Model: Length: Width: Height: Price:
0101-0119 60 cm 60 cm 80 cm € 1850.00

€ 1850.00
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