The Garden Guide

Book: Landscape Gardening in Japan, 1912
Chapter: Chapter 3. Garden Lanterns

Bronze Standard Lanterns

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Bronze Standard Lanterns, such as abound in the courts of temples are seldom introduced into orthodox Japanese gardens. In certain modern gardens they may be seen, as also bronze images obtained from demolished or despoiled temples. When treated as garden ornaments they have generally been so installed by the foreign purchaser.