Our kirowawa hanging lantern is a simple, inexpensive alternative to an electrician installed a light fixture and much better looking. just pick a spot where you need overhead lighting-above the dining room table, over the stairs or your favorite reading chair. these lanterns are completely portable, not built into the ceiling, so you can just hang them on hook, screwed into the ceiling. the center of the lantern is a cylinder of fiber reinforced washi style rice paper, casting, soft, warm indirect light throughout the room. the ul approved bulb socket, power cord and plug are all standard american size, use either an incandescent or energy saving compact flourescent bulb. these lanterns are attractive, go up in minutes and you can move them you want to and take them with you when you move. browse our entire collection of unique japanese style lamps and lanterns, chinese porcelain oriental table lamp and string lights on the oriental furniture storefront on amazon.com. also, we offer o.