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Pseudonym reading Bonsho
Specified type Prefecture designation
Type Craft
Designated date February 27, 1979
Specified details
quantity 1 bit
location Hiraizumi-cho Hiraizumi character clothing
owner Chusonji Temple
Holding group
Management organization
home page Hiraizumi's cultural heritage


Bell height 113.2 cm.
86.0 cm in diameter.
Mouth thickness 8.3 cm.
Bell thickness 5.2 cm.
Casting (4 steps of cast iron), 2 pieces of Scorpio (Renhua sentence), 4 steps of 5 rows of milk.
The upper zone is casted with the flumo-buns, the lower zone is carved with the arabesque-texture, which is close to the Shizuku-bun, and each of the inscriptions is cast in the four sections between the ponds.
Two cast (hot water) spouts (parallel to the crown).
The shape is the trunk length.
The high position of the Scorpio of this bell and the orthogonality of the line connecting the long axis of the crown and the Scorpio are the old forms seen from the ancient times to the middle of the Kamakura period Follow the
The inscription describes the history of Chuson-ji Temple, including the establishment of the year 2105 (1105) and the fire of the year 1337 (1337).
Yasunaga 2 years (1343) It was made by Mr. Fujiwara Soshin on July □.
It is regrettable that it has lost the crowhead and has overwhelmed Scorpio.