Temple Lantern Christmas Ornament
36141 Merck Family's Old World Christmas
Measures approximately 4"
Made of mouth blown, hand painted glass.
Japenese stone lanterns, or Ishidoro, date back to the 6th century. Originally used in shrines and temples, they held the sacred flame symbolizing Buddha. In many other cultures, lanterns represent the light of truth that overcomes the darkness of ignorance.
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This ornament is retired.