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Koshi Tsuridōrō, Japanese Antique Metal Lantern


  • Koshi Tsuridōrō, Japanese Antique Metal Lantern - YO23010041
  • Koshi Tsuridōrō, Japanese Antique Metal Lantern - YO23010041
  • Koshi Tsuridōrō, Japanese Antique Metal Lantern - YO23010041
  • Koshi Tsuridōrō, Japanese Antique Metal Lantern - YO23010041

Item description - YO23010041
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.

This specific Tsuridōrō is very authentic in its appearance. The gridwork is especially beautiful. Every side is alternately decorated with cirkels and squares with a straight grid. This is also where the name Koshi (格子) came from. This is Japanese for grid.

Specifications
• Origin: Nagoya, Aichi prefecture, Japan
• Material: Copper
• Age: Meiji Period
• Condition: Good, three bells are missing

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Model: Length: Width: Height: Price:
YO23010041 27 cm 27 cm 30 cm Eur 825.00

825.00





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