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Price: € 1.650,00
Impressive original Japanese granite lantern “Toro” in five parts.
The pillar in rectangular shape.
The other 4 parts are square in shaped with rounded top.
The lantern consist on 5 individual parts, that are described as follows:
The bottom-most piece, touching the ground, represents chi, the earth and sui, or water.
Ka or fire, is represented by the section encasing the lantern’s light or flame. This part has sun and moon openings on each opposite side.
Fū (air) and kū (void or spirit) are represented by the last two sections, top-most and pointing towards the sky.
To place this Toro it has to be put in the ground approx. 25 cm. The toro lantern shows shade variations because of weather influences.
The transport and shipping to any delivery address is relativity easy: We will use a Euro-pallet (see last picture) to pack all 5 parts.
Size: H. : 130 cm W. : 43 cm D. : 41 cm
Taisho – early Showa-period.
When shipped we will add a certificate of authenticity.