From our recent Japanese acquisitions in original condition
First we have seen
Japan, an attractive and sturdy antique lantern with an “Owl” motif.
Found from a Japanese American tea garden.
Fine original used garden condition with original gold gilt patina appropriate to its age (early Showa period)
Heavy quality capable of handling inclement weather conditions.
May be displayed on base
Dimensions: 5 inches tall and 4 inches wide
An unusual opportunity to own an attractive scarcer style authentic lantern from old Japan.
Quality: Good heavy craftsmanship by Japanese specialized artisans
Provenance: Old Japanese American collection.
Bottom section twists off to insert candle etc. of your choice. Many of our customers place oil candles inside the main section making a romantic and enjoyable decorative accent for entertaining friends and family. It’s a perfect choice for your indoor or outdoor garden space.
Lifetime guarantee of authenticity: All of our Asian works of art come with our lifetime authenticity guarantee.
Our gallery based in Newport, Rhode Island USA has been dealing in authentic Pre-Columbian, Japanese and fine Asian art, garden ornaments, lanterns and water basins for 25 years. Our president personally travels across America as well as Japan and Europe each year to meet his network partners who assist him in finding best examples. He personally inspects each antique work of art to ensure its old age, authenticity and quality condition.
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