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Stone Yukimi-doro Snow-Viewing Lantern Taisho/Showa ca. 1930

Stone Yukimi-doro Snow-Viewing Lantern Taisho/Showa ca. 1930


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Pre 1930: Item # 1356273

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Yukimi-style snow-viewing lantern sculpted in four parts from a high-quality granite. Taisho/early-Showa Era ca. 1930. Excellent condition, with substantial lichen accumulation.

Height: 88 cm
Roof diameter: 92 cm

The defining feature of all snow-viewing lanterns (Jp. yukimi-doro) is a broad, flat roof that catches the falling snow and presents it up for viewing. This classic, notably handsome example in excellent condition originally stood in the private tea garden of a traditional Kamakura residence.