Japan Big Vintage Bronze Bell Blue Patina And Bold Sound
Category: Buddhist Collection, Japanese and Asian Fine Interior Art, Japanese and Asian Garden Antiques
For your special garden setting or indoor display space
Beautiful deep resonating ring tones await the new owner of this big one-of-a-kind antique bronze master work from Japan. Its beautiful blue patina makes it an attractive and desireablwe work of art. This distinctive dragon headed bell called ryuzu and remarkable protrusions called chi chi or nyu are crafted by generations old skilled Japanese specialists to improve sound resonance and are unique to Japan’s ancient traditions.
This fine antique hand cast bronze temple bell “bonsho” dates to the 1930s, early
Showa period. Please note its impressive cast dragon headed top ryuzu, thick walls and original blue toned patina .
Dimensions: Bell measures 17 inches tall and 9.5 inches diameter. And weighs approximately 48 pounds. It has been lovingly used and possesses an original aged patina appropriate to its age and just the way we like to find them.
Its deep resonating sound is guaranteed to please you.