Set of 2 black lacquered temple candlesticks 燭台 (shokudai)

Price:  1.300,00

Set of 2 tall stylish temple candlesticks 燭台 (shokudai). Black lacquered wood and copper. They are almost identical with some almost inconspicuous differences in hardware.

Both are typical of shape; A high shaft above a chrysanthemum-shaped 菊 (kiku) base with chrysanthemum-shaped hardware, which carries a smaller flower with a thorn and copper ring-shaped candle holder. The fitted hardware engraved with a scrolling foliage motif.

In a very good and nice original condition. Please look at the photos for a condition reference.
Including original wooden tomobako 供箱 (storage box).

Size 1:
Height 78.4 cm, Diameter 22.6 cm.
Size 2:
Height 77.4 cm, Diameter 22.6 cm.

Period: Japan – Taishō period (1912-1926).

This kind of candle stands are used in Japanese Buddhist temples.

When shipped we will add a certificate of authenticity.

Ref. No. : B1321


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