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Pair of Grand Antique Japanese Bronze Temple Lanterns

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Metalwork: Pre 1920: Item # 1314784
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Stunning, original dramatic pair of antique Japanese bronze lanterns from prominent temple courtyard, resembling the Tokugawa family. Each lantern is made of 10 individual cast bronze sections, heavenly creatures are abundant and include: fu-dogs, apsaras (musical angels), kirin, and dragons. Tokugawa Mon (crest) on roof, Edo Age 17th/18th century. Size of each lantern: 140" high x 48" wide Note: Last exhibition at the Arts of Pacific Asia Show at Fort Mason in San Francisco Feb. 2008