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Bell with three-pronged vajra handle (from a set of five bells)

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Provenance

Lent by William Sturgis Bigelow, August 24, 1907; 1927 bequest of William Sturgis Bigelow to the Museum.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Sankorei

Japanese, Edo period, 17th–19th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Kajima Volume 1: Chapter 3, pg. 59: no. 111 (2)

Dimensions

23.4 cm (9 3/16 in.) (height)

Accession Number

RES.27.137

Medium or Technique

Gilt bronze; cast

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ritual Objects