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Japanese Antique “Oribe Tea Master” Granite Tea Garden Lantern Hand Carved Stone



From our recent Japanese garden acquisitions Rarely encountered this early style. Fine hand carved 19th century Master Work for finest Japanese garden They work especially well at night with an oil candle. See our photo. Upon request, we will include one complimentary bottle to get you started. Japanese rare “Oribe” granite stone lantern with a lovely warm patina from good age, 19th century, five pieces and sanscrit carving on base. This is a Classic form first observed in about the 17th century by master tea impressario, Oribe. He was a leading 17th century Japanese tea master and designed this iconic lantern style especially for private tea gardens. A beautiful size, shape, and style ideal for small or large gardens. Dimensions: 54 inches high and 17 inches wide, five pieces The striking and well proportioned hand carved sculpture as fashioned in five parts from granite as roof kasa and light chamber/base Hibukuro/kiso all with substantial patina from good age. Provenance: Old Shiga Japanese garden Many of our customers place oil candles inside the main section making a romantic and enjoyable decorative accent for entertaining friends and family. It's a perfect choice for your indoor or outdoor garden space. Lifetime guarantee of authenticity: All of our Asian works of art come with our lifetime authenticity guarantee. We are members of NAJGA- North American Japanese Garden Association.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 54 in. (137.16 cm)Width: 17 in. (43.18 cm)Depth: 17 in. (43.18 cm)
  • Style
    Meiji (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    19th Century
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Shelburne, VT
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1289215100791

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    Ships From: South Burlington, VT
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