The delicate art of stone carving magnificently portrayed in this solid granite Pagoda. A Pagoda or Stupa serves as a memorial to Buddha honouring his life and teachings, and interestingly the pagodas always have an odd number of tiers .
This five tiered Stupa represents the five natural elements of the universe, earth, water, fire, wind and metal, the nine rings from the top tier relate to the nine heavens of Buddhism. A lotus, the symbol for Buddha crowns the top of the Pagoda. Usually placed on a hillside or next to a path. This Magnificent Pagoda is 1.5 or 1.8 m tall and 180kg.
To-gata (Tower or stupa) or pagoda type, usually with odd number of roof and most often with 13 pieces.)
This Japanese granite garden furniture, provides not only a useful and attractive feature in your garden, it can last a lifetime with no painting or re-treating required. This granite furniture will last as long as your garden and look just as good as the day you bought it.
Go Ju No Tou 150 cm Height
Go Ju No Tou 210 cm Height
See More Granite Ornaments
Simple Japanese "Oki-Gata" granite square lantern for direct sitting on the ground or a stone
(Small set lanterns with neither legs or pedestal, resting directly on the ground or placed... (click on image for more details)
One of the oldest known Japanese lanterns first produced in the Momoyana period 1568 -1599 by warlord Furata Oribe.
Square lantern, in classic planted style with no base stone, with pedestal stone, also... (click on image for more details)
The "Kasuga" is probably the definitive "tachi-gata " or pedestal type lantern. It has a Pagoda style kasa or hat and a side panel featuring the image of a deer. Kasuga lanterns are usually placed in a... (click on image for more details)
Rankei style lantern 300/450/600mm diameter, usually sited to overlook the waters edge to create beautiful reflected image in the water, offset base with square curved lantern support, lantern base,... (click on image for more details)
Rokkaku-Yukimi granite lantern: 300/450/600 mm diameter. 'Yukimi' snow viewing lantern, the upturned corners of the roof section help to capture the snowfall, used near ponds or streams. Drilled... (click on image for more details)