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Very Large Antique Bronze Tsuri-doro, Hanging Temple Lantern

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Metalwork: Pre 1900: Item # 1394748
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5757 Horton Street
Emeryville, CA 94608

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Antique Japanese copper and bronze tsuri-doro, Buddhist temple hanging lantern. Six sided lantern with doors decorated with pierced designs of kiri blossoms and scrolling leaves. The base stands on feet which have a repouse design of lotus leaves. The top finial and handle is in the shape of a budding chrysanthemum flower. The double door is latched with a flying crane. Edo Period (at a later date, the paper of the lantern was replaced with a more durable material and the lantern was outfitted with electrical.)

Dimensions: 32" high x 23" wide