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Japanese Hand Cast Gold Gilt "Owl" Lantern



From our recent Japanese acquisitions in original condition Seldom seen Japan, an attractive and sturdy antique lantern with an "Owl" motif. Found from a Japanese American tea garden. Fine original used garden condition with original gold gilt patina appropriate to its age (early Showa period) Heavy quality capable of handling inclement weather conditions. May be displayed on base Dimensions: 5 inches tall and 4 inches wide An unusual opportunity to own an attractive scarcer style authentic lantern from old Japan. Quality: Good heavy craftsmanship by Japanese specialized artisans Only one. Provenance: Old Japanese American collection. Bottom section twists off to insert candle etc. of your choice. 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.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 5 in. (12.7 cm)Diameter: 4 in. (10.16 cm)
  • Style
    Showa (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    Mid-20th Century
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    South Burlington, VT
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1289224814122

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    $20 Standard Parcel Shipping
    to United States 0, arrives in 1-3 weeks.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Newport, RI
  • Return Policy

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

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