Wooden Lamps
Various types of lighting accessories, especially the tunggyongs (lamp stands) using candles were most popular and appreciated mainly by the upper class during the Joseon period while the common classes used oil lamps. Because of the high costs of candle sticks the government restricted the use of candles exclusively to ceremonial or interior lighting in upper class houses. A candle set on a stick was placed inside the lantern. The interior of the four sides of the lantern was finished in silk or rice papers. One side was crafted to open. Today, the same type of lanterns are used with electric lights as a decoration.
 
The dark wood of these lamps gives a beautiful contrast to the white rice paper (shoji). They provide a beautiful and decorative effect in daylight and a warm, romantic light at night.
 
Positioned on an end table or tansu, these lamps make the perfect focal point in your room.

RJ003 Square Wooden Lamp
   
made from used old wood
Buddhist symbols
can be equipped with a candle or bulb
 
Width in cm: 16
Depth in cm: 16
Height in cm: 30
Availability: on stock in Switzerland
Price: CHF 230.-- Currency Converter
 

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The view from the top allows to see the possibilities to install a bulb. If used with a candle you have to ensure that the candle is only mounted in a fireproof glass to avoid any danger of fire. However, we recommend to use this lamp without 'inner light'.

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RJ004 Wooden lamp made in two parts
   
made from used old wood
rice paper light house
 
Width in cm: 15
Depth in cm: 15
Height in cm: 54
Availability: on stock in Switzerland
Price: CHF 390.-- Currency Converter
 

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RJ004a.jpg We are in need of some help from a linguist!

We were told, that a love story is printed on this paper screen. But, who really knows the meaning of these Chinese characters?

 

 

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