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Japanese Antique Tall "Mountain Minka House" Stone Lantern

$11,500

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From our recent Japanese Acquisitions Travels- new discovery, one of the most elusive lanterns Here's a beautiful and unique way to accent your indoor or outdoor garden space with this treasure from Japan! This is a tall five piece carving in solid granite of one of Japan's great historic architectural forms - the mountain minka or Kusaya farmhouse crafted as a wonderful and useful stone lantern. It is the first we have seen complete with its original custom carved tall base Hand carved from solid granite and sourced from an old Japanese garden, it measures 50 inches high and 20 inches wide, is portable (five pieces) This is a fine quality example with an amazingly detailed roof line - visually beautiful and appealing. 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. Notice the very nice patina from age. This lantern is one-of-a-kind and comes from an old Northern Kyoto Japanese garden. Lifetime guarantee of authenticity. All our Asian works of art are accompanied by our lifetime guarantee of authenticity. “I would rather have a piece of my sculpture put in a landscape, almost any landscape, than in or on the most beautiful building I know…. Sculpture is an art of the open air, and sunlight is necessary to it. It should smile at you and create fantasy.” — Henry Moore.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 50 in. (127 cm)Width: 20 in. (50.8 cm)Depth: 18 in. (45.72 cm)
  • Style
    Taisho (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1915
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Shelburne, VT
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1289219196442

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    Rates vary by destination and complexity.
    Ships From: South Burlington, VT
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 7 days of delivery.

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