Photograph of group of bronze columns, Nikko, Japan, [s.d.]. In the extreme foreground to the left, a decorative pillar can be seen. The body of the pillar is wide at the base, thin near the neck, and wide again near its top. Atop the pillar, a sphere is visible with a small rimmed half-dome resembling a hat on top. A small structure resembling a stem and flowers can be seen atop the dome. Behind the pillar, a sloped rectangular base is visible with a staircase seen to the left. A small tone rail also surrounds its upper perimeter. At center of the base, four small pillars can be seen connected to a large pillar. The body of the central column is completely cylindrical except near its top. A small sphere sits atop the structure. A symbol can be seen etched on the column near its top. Trees are visible in the extreme background.