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Japanese Antique Wooden Urushi Andon Lantern

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Wood: Pre 1900: Item # 985734

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Denenchofu, Otaku
Tokyo, Japan 145-0071

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This is a beautiful andon, lantern made of wood and coated with red urushi ( Japanese lacquer ). It has two circles and each one has Japanese paper half pasted and one of them can turn so that the light source can be controlled. In good condition but has some chips and scratches. The Japanese paper is replaced with new one. 19th century. Height:86cm Diameter:32cm