Brought to Japan from China in the 6th century, peonies have beautified the gardens of royalty over the centuries and inspired exquisite designs in paintings and porcelain. On this elegant Japanese bell, lavish bouquets of peonies are arranged with grace and harmony and brushed with precious gold refinements.
The distinguished Japanese porcelain house of Maruhan is located in Tajimi, on the island of Honshu. Founded by Kohta Shibata, it has been creating art objects such as this splendid bell for more than 70 years. In this exclusive family enterprise, every design and production phase is meticulously monitored to assure the superb quality of every piece.
The graceful porcelain creations evoke the tranquility and beauty of Nature which is such an integral part of the art tradition of Japan. They are especially prized by connoisseurs and collectors in the West.
Bell includes card with the above information from the Bell Collectors Club.
Bell measures approx. 3 5/8" height x 2 13/16" diameter
Beautiful piece of art for any collector!