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Pseudonym reading The time has passed since then.
Specified type Prefecture designation
Type Craft
Designated date November 6, 2015
Specified details
quantity 1 bit
location Morioka city circle
owner Morioka
Holding group
Management organization
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It was cast as the hour bell of Morioka Hikagemon Sanshicho town in Enjo 7 (1679), and it bears the inscription of November 3 of the same year. Since then, it has not moved the same place until the Meiji Restoration period as the hour bell. It was used. Then, after being relocated to the Iwate County Office, it was relocated to the present location in 1941 and has reached the present.
The bell and the bell are divided into 4 vertical rows, and 80 pieces of "milk" are attached between the upper stage milk. There are inscriptions of intaglio on the two sides of the lower pond.
The “Region, county, county” in the bell inscription simulates a local administrative division in China, and the “Song bell” is the hour bell. The founder is Gokan Koizumi (Jin Saemon), who is a master of Ogama, and Obunbutsu of the inscription is the grandma of Sumisho Temple.
With regard to the bell, it is possible to follow the history and transformation of the Shosei period and the Meiji period from inscriptions and various historical materials, and since the history after casting is clear, it is valuable as a time bell that has passed on for 330 years. It can be said that it is a