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Japanese Inspiring Antique "Five Elements" Stone Pagoda- hand carved 10 feet

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For the finest garden- a spiritual representation of five earthly and celestial elements. Japan, a monumental antique stone pagoda tower 300 cm, 120” high, granite, late Meiji to Taisho period, (1900-1926) and a spiritual representation of five earthly and celestial elements. 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. The monumental carved stone Buddhist sculptural three layered tower Sanju-no-to fashioned in nine parts with a tall incised five ring finial Hoju representative of five elements known as earth, wind, fire, water, and ethereal space; three sets of hexagonal shaped roofs, and a stepped altar platform all mounted on a four legged base and hand-carved of a granite stone with considerable patina from appropriate age. Provenance: Old Japanese garden and private collection Japan’s stone pagodas were the Japanese Buddhist versions of Chinese pagodas and originally Indian stupas. By the Meiji era, the word to came to mean tower and a pagoda's size was measured in ken, where a ken is the interval between two pillars of a traditional-style building. This beautifully hand-carved sculpture would make an exceptional visual statement and substantial conversational choice for your special garden location. All hand-carved. Fine patina from great age. Only one. Lifetime guarantee of authenticity: All of our Asian works of art come with our Lifetime Authenticity Guarantee. Our gallery has been dealing in authentic Japanese , Chinese, and fine Asian art, garden ornaments, lanterns and water basins for 25 years. The president personally travels to China, Japan and Europe each year to meet his network partners who assist him in finding best examples. He personally inspects each antique work of art to ensure its old age, authenticity and quality condition. We are members of the North American Japanese Garden Association (NAJGA) specializing for ten years now in old and authentic Japanese stone garden ornaments. International Free Shipping limited to Express parcel service Maximum 50lbs dimensional weight and 130” measurements Up to $5000 value . Hawaii and Alaska please contact for limitations

Details

  • Of the Period
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    1912
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 120 in. x W 34 in. x D 34 in.H 304.8 cm x W 86.36 cm x D 86.36 cm
  • Seller Location
    Shelburne, VT
  • Reference Number
    LU128927281733
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