Tsurigane, Antique Japanese Temple Bell
Item description - YO23010083
Antique Buddhist temple bell from Japan. The temple bell, known as Tsurigane (釣鐘) in Japanese, was used in Buddhist temples to summon the monks for prayer or to indicate the time of day. Unlike Western bells, the Tsurigane are rang from the outside by slamming a wooden beam against it.
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• Origin: Nagoya, Aichi prefecture
• Material: Bronze
• Age: Meiji Period
• Condition: This Tsurigane is very old and has been used frequently. It is missing some buttons which also results in small holes.
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|YO23010083||27 cm||27 cm||52 cm||Eur 1300.00|