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Hikosan, Oo-GARA / Earth color

Condition: Used (without box and instructions)
サイズ: 145″L × 60″W × 55″D mm

Hikosan, the oldest clay bell in Japan, in Soeda Town, Fukuoka Prefecture.
It is a clay bell that has been in this area for 800 years as a custom of wishing for a good harvest and warding off evil.
It is unknown when it was, but it features a slightly different painting from the current one.

Description

  • Since it is a second-hand item, please note that it may be slightly dusty, stains or damaged over time.
  • It is painted with pigment.Please note that it is vulnerable to water.
  • Since it is a used item, the main body (or the attached box) has small scratches and dirt.
  • Please check the image in advance for the condition of second-hand goods.If you have any questions, please be sure to contact us before purchasing.
  • It cannot be returned after purchase.Please purchase after careful consideration.

Japan's oldest clay bell that continues to protect lives.A traditional craft designated by the prefecture.
Born in Soeda-cho, the land of Shugendo, at the foot of Mt.It is said that the origin is the bell dedicated to Mt. Hiko by Emperor Monmu, and the origin is that the duplicate of the bell buried in the soil during the war was divided into worshipers.
Even now, it is useful as a talisman to be displayed at the entrances and gates of houses, and as a talisman to avoid disasters by burying it in the water mouth of the fields.

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