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Antique Japanese Huge Temple Bronze Gong C.1919 Dated

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Metalwork: Pre 1920: Item # 1314513

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Kyoto, Japan
Shugakuin, Sakyo-ku

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A mammoth huge zen temple gong from Hosho-ji buddhist temple in Gifu Prefecture. Another name for the temple is Mt.Kada. The donator is Ashimura Village and the donors names are written on the bell. Dated Taisho 7 May 1st, C.1919. The bell was made by Tauemon Okamoto. It took two of us to lift the bell and the sound is magnificent. 87cm tall x 48cm in diameter. Excellent condition with no cracks or dents. Ask for shipping quote.