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Lantern - Artifacts

Red Cloth New Year Lantern Red cloth with white kanji "fu" character written on one side (means good fortune). On the opposite side is a painted scene of three men and two attendants. Possibly the three star gods of happiness, affluence, and longevity. The man in the center has wings. The man on the right side holds a baby. Around top of lantern is a circle of purple, red, yellow, and blue. There is a wooden ring around the top covered with silver paper. Projecting from top are three metal rods on each side which merge at the top into one piece. A thinner piece of wire is attached to the ends and formed into a hook at the top. Around the bottom is a wide circle of flowers, then circles of dark green, yellow, and red. A wooden base covered with silver paper followed by a carved red base with gold paint on protruding parts.
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