Japanese Big Antique Bronze Meditation Bell Calming Sound, Signed
Category: Japanese and Asian Garden Antiques
Rare Temple bell “orin” signed with dedications by donors and temple followers on its rim dating to the 19th century.
Pleasant serene sound
An authentic Japanese antique 19th century treasure to accompany you in meditation, reflection and pleasure- signed on the rim by the temple donor.
Hand hammered and wrought bronze percussion instrument which was created by specialized century’s old Samurai craftsman with dimpled construction and includes a rare incised signature of donor along rim When struck, it creates a big serene reverberating sound perfect for stress relief meditating, or as a warm, welcoming and pleasant house guest dinner chime indoors or out of doors,
Dimensions: Ensemble is 22.5 inches high with display base and 15 inches diameter. The thick signed cast bronze Meiji period bell measures 11 inches high and 14.5 inches diameter. An authentic red lacquered display base is included.
Provenance: Private Nagoya collection.
This our last big antique bronze temple bell of this impressive age, size, and scale.