Common Name : Granite Lantern
Product Information : Modeled after the 'guardian' lanterns of the Ashikaga period found lining the way to the Kasuga Shrine situated in Nara; this lantern has the typical slender shafts with the more ornate hollow centre pieces toped with a hexagonal umbrella to protect the light chamber from rain. Above that rests a ball shape that represents a gem or jewel. The umbrella section of the lantern is made in a wave or convex concave pattern. Drilled for electric.