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寛永寺正門の傍にある鐘楼の銅製の梵鐘です。 徳川幕府4代将軍家綱の一周忌に、厳有院殿（家綱の法名を冠した霊廟）前の鐘楼に奉献されたもので、増上寺や寛永寺など幕府との関わりが深い江戸の鋳物師椎名伊予守吉寛（しいないよのかみよしひろ）作であるとのこと。 明治維新以降、寛永寺根本中堂鐘楼の鐘として移されたと伝わっていますが、厳有院殿は、東京大空襲で焼失しまっています。 銅鐘の居場所である近代に建立された... more »It is a copper bell of the bell tower near the main gate of Kaneiji. It was dedicated to the bell tower in front of the Imperial Palace (a mausoleum bearing the name of the law of the Family) on the first anniversary of the Tokugawa Shogunate's 4th Shogun Ietsuna, and it is said that it is a work made by The Casting Master Shiina Iyo Moriyoshi Yoshihiro (Not a Nogami Yoshihiro) who has a deep relationship with the shogunate, such as Zojoji Temple and Kaneiji Temple. Since the Meiji Restoration, it has been reported that kaneiji Nemoto Nakado Bell Tower was moved as a bell, but the Temple of Yayuin was burned down by the Tokyo air raids. It was built in the modern age where the copper bell sits.
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