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Antique Japanese Dated C.1906 Bronze Gong

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Metalwork: Pre 1910: Item # 1236925

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Kyoto, Japan
Shugakuin, Sakyo-ku

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Dated bronze temple gong Meiji 38 (C.1906). The gong has a poem by the first prime minister of Japan after the Meiji Restoration, Ito Hirobumi and the caligraphy by the great Japanese caligrapher, Sugi Magoshichiro. Cast in bronze, it has a wooden mallet and o deep penetrating sound. Not sure if it was for a temple or tea house as the size is 15cm in diameter and a height of 27cm. Perfect condition. Ask for shipping quote.