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Lantern

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.

Size:
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.

When shipped we will add a certificate of authenticity.

Ref. No. : 212426

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