Price: € 650,00
Rare and striking black lacquered wooden paper-enclosed lantern 行灯 (andon). The square lampshade sits on a thin stand with a simple stylized ornament. When lit, the fine washi-paper gives a lovely warm glow.
The facetted rectangular base has a loose cover with a hidden compartment underneath.
The lamp used to be lit by a candle, but now it is equipped with a electrified CE-fitting.
Height 63.7 cm, Width 23.3 cm, Depth 16.8 cm.
Meiji period (1868-1912)
The washi-paper has been completely restored, and the frame itself is in a very good condition with very minor traces of age. Please look at the photos for a condition reference.
Please note: given the delicacy of this piece, we don’t dare to ship this lamp.