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Nozura-dōrō, Japanese Stone Lantern


  • Nozura-dōrō, Japanese Stone Lantern - YO01010245
  • Nozura-dōrō, Japanese Stone Lantern - YO01010245
  • Nozura-dōrō, Japanese Stone Lantern - YO01010245
  • Nozura-dōrō, Japanese Stone Lantern - YO01010245
  • Nozura-dōrō, Japanese Stone Lantern - YO01010245

Item description - YO01010245
Stone lanterns, Ishidōrō (石灯籠) in Japanese, are without a doubt the most characteristic part of the traditional Japanese garden. The phenomenon originated from China more than a thousand years ago, from there it spread to Korea and eventually was integrated into Japanese culture as well. All Japanese holy sites, such as Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines, use stone lanterns as sacred light sources. During the 16th century, stone lanterns became very popular among Japanese tea masters and they were used to light the path through the tea garden leading towards the tea house. Ever since then, one or multiple stone lanterns are featured in almost every traditional Japanese garden.

A Japanese stone lantern is made up of multiple independent parts that need to be carefully stacked on top of each other to create a perfectly balanced lantern.

Nozura-dōrō (野面灯籠) literally translates to lantern of rough stone, a very fitting name. The famous stone lantern variation is for the most part made of unpolished rock. This gives the lantern a natural and rustic appearance, making it blend well into any garden or landscape. An important principle of the traditional Japanese garden is that it should reflect the true essence of nature. A principe that strongly supports peoples choice for a lantern like the Nozura-dōrō.

Specifications
• Origin: Komono, Mie prefecture
• Material: Komono stone (菰野石)
• Age: Meiji Period

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Yokoso Japanese Gardens delivers worldwide from door to door. The shipping costs are highly dependent on the delivery location and the size of the order. Please specify your address when placing an order so we can calculate the proper shipping costs. We will then send you a detailed quotation of the total costs. Based on this, you are completely free to decide if you want to finalize the order.

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Model: Length: Width: Height: Price:
YO01010245 56 cm 70 cm 117 cm Eur 2762.50

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