12m 35s

Hanging Lantern, Plum and Bamboo Design in Openwork

The Magic of Japanese Masterpieces

Broadcast on November 14, 2019 Available until March 31, 2029

We feature a bronze toro lantern created in the 16th century. Made with exquisite craftsmanship from a single cast, the lantern features a traditional Japanese openwork plum and bamboo design. The lantern is thought to have been a work of the nationally famous Tenmyo foundries of that era.


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