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Gong

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Object Number:29-96-363B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Japanese
Buddhist
Provenience: Japan
Buddhist Temple
Period: Edo Period (uncertain)
Meiji Period (uncertain)
Date Made: 18th Century - 19th Century
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Bronze
Technique:Incised
Soldered
Iconography:Dog
Flowers
Length: 27.5 cm
Width: 24 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904

Description

Bronze hanging gong used in Buddhist temple. Incised flowers and designs, one dog in each bottom corner. Design same on both sides. Two rings soldered onto top to attach gong to stand.

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