NH02031 Japanese Tomyodai, a temple light stand created of iron and copper in the upright form of the Tama (Buddhist flaming jewel) with 13 ringlet projections to originally hold ceramic oil dishes, a four legged base with copper pan base. New white porcelain dish replacements. Signs of wear and encrustation, otherwise fine condition. 28” High x 14” x 7”. Edo Period, Circa 1850. $1,600.

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For related article see: Arts of Asia, Jan/Feb 1993 - The Japanese Art of Illumination