Dora 銅鑼 (gong)
Price: € 380,00
Well-made alloy dora 銅鑼 (gong) with a hammered surface with a dark brown patina. The centre with a dome shaped point, which bolsters the resonance, and the very broad sides lower the sound created. Equipped with a chain.
Complete with wooden bachi 撥 (striker).
In a very good original condition. Original cord snapped, easily fixable. Please look at the photos for a condition reference.
Period: Japan – Meiji period (1868-1912).
Diameter 36 cm, Depth 17 cm.
Length 31 cm.
A dora is one of the Japanese Percussion instruments and an idiophone. It is made of bronze, brass or iron, and is suspended onto a dora stand. It is widely used in Buddhist memorial services, hayashi performances, kabuki music, and ship departure signals. (From Wikipedia)