Exquisite Antique Japanese pair of large garden lanterns. Each is made of cast iron in 10 sections. The roof of each has raised writing, the lantern portions are decorated with kiri blossoms. The pedestals are coiled around with dragons in low relief, the base of each has high relief fu-dogs. Very difficult to collect.
Meiji Period (1868 – 1912)
All original iron
Size of each: 62 1/2″ high x 24″ wide at widest part. (Each base is approx 20″ wide)