This chochin, collapsible lantern, is made of cloth with a ferrous metal top and bottom. The lid under the handle lifts open and allows the candle to be attached to the pricket. There are two chains inside which keep the lantern hanging at the right length. Please note the seam which has a 3/4" tear and also please note the stains on the fabric. There is rust on the metal top and base. Dates from the Meiji - Taisho era.
Extended Height Including Handle: 11"
Collapsed Height: 2 1/2"
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