A type of stone lantern whose original is at Kōryūji temple in Uzumasa, Kyoto. The roof is square and the lamp housing is hexagonal in outline. The shaft has a cylindrical form with a ring. It is illustrated in Tsukiyamateizōden (zenpen).
Japanese Garden Dictionary: A Glossary for Japanese Gardens and Their History
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