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Japanese stone lanterns in Monte Palace Tropical Garden, Madeira

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Lanterns: Antique Yukimi Lantern — About Lanterns Japanese stone lanterns were first used in ancient Shinto shrines where they served as votive lights. In the sixteenth century, Japanese tea masters included the stone lantern in Buddhist tea gardens as a means to light the way with their rustic beauty and rich light.

Small Japanese stone garden lantern will brighten your deck or garden path. Holds a tealight or votive candle. 12 lbs, 10" h.

Rikugien Lantern Rikugien is a garden in Tokyo that was built in 1702 by the feudal lord and shogunal adviser Yanagisawa Yoshiyasu. After the end of the feudal era, the property came to be owned by the founder of the Mitsubishi Group, Iwasaki Yatarō. The property was then donated by his family to Tokyo in 1938.

Moss on Lantern - Kosan Temple in Northwest of Kyoto