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Lantern

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Object Number:29-96-379A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Buddhist
Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Buddhist Temple
Period: Edo Period
Date Made: 1864
Early Date: 1864
Late Date: 1864
Section:Asian
Materials:Bronze
Gilding
Technique:Gilded
Iconography:Turtle
Dog
Dragon
Inscription Language:Japanese Language
Height: 477.5 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:CG2000-1-108B (lantern door) - Found in Collection Number
CG94-1-141D (mid-section) - Found in Collection Number
CG94-1-141E (base) - Found in Collection Number

Description

One of two bronze lanterns. Elaborate, gilded, raised decorations of turtles, dogs, dragons and lettering, 6 curved supports for hanging bells (one broken), emblem on top (one broken).

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