Description Buddhist temple gong with brocade covered straw ring; leather and bamboo striker, inscription incised around exterior rim
Provenance Bought at the American Art Galleries, New York in 1905 Thomas Waggaman sale
Inscriptions tenpo san nen [ ][ ] ni gatsu/nenposan tenpaiji dainichido [ ][ ] [ ][ ] [ ][ ]/myokoin koen [ ]; [Translation] In the second month of 1832, Myokoin Koen (priest) made this on behalf of the Dainichido (monk's hall) of the Tenpaiji (temple), Nenposan.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1905
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