|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Credit Line:||Deposited by Mrs. Richard Waln Meirs, 1919|
|Other Number:||CG94-1-141B - Found in Collection Number|
Cap portion (kasa 笠) for a bronze lantern. This acts as an umbrella over the firebox to protect the lantern. There are symbols on the side of the piece, one is a rinbo or horin wheel. There are six sides with radiating ridges which terminate in a curling bracket called warabite 蕨手 only two of which are partially intact, the rest are missing. Six bells hang off the brackets.
|[Article] Nishimura, Yoko. "The Tale of the Tokugawa Artifacts: Japanese Funerary Lanterns at the Penn Museum". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 61. no. 1. Actual Citation||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
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