#24 - Kasuga Lantern

Kasuga LanternNamed for a Shinto shrine, the Kasuga lantern stands on a cylindrical standard with an annulet (small ring) below the hexagonal light box, which is surmounted by a hexagonal roof formed in a double curve with corner scrolls; the top is stylized to look like a lotus blossom. Stone, 10 feet x 42 inches; gift of Florence Morris Forbes in memory of Walter E. Morris.