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Iran Antique Hand Cast Bronze Bell "Double Camel"

$895per set

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Beautiful bronze bell with a "double camel," 100-150 years old Here's a rare treasure from the far east and an unusual find- plus an excellent candidate to accent your indoor or outdoor garden space. This is an unusual bronze heavily cast temple bell complete featuring unusual motifs of a matching pair of camels on the sides of each bell. This bell was sourced from an old American collection. They date to the 19th century and display original patina. This Fine bell comes complete with a striker and when struck emits a pleasant resonating sound guaranteed to please you! These bells were often commissioned by wealthy families and may have also been used for utilitarian purposes such as summoning family members in private homes. This bell possesses a beautiful original patina which supports and highlights its old former life. Dimensions: Large 11 inches tall from top of bell to the bottom of the inner bell and 6 inches diameter. Tone: When gently struck it gives a strong and pleasant ring. History of Iran's bells: Camel bells were a tried and trusted form in competing with other bell forms. Once secured onto a beast, they were often heard in camel groupings. Lifetime guarantee of authenticity. All our Asian works of art are accompanied by our lifetime guarantee of authenticity.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 11 in. (27.94 cm)Diameter: 6 in. (15.24 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
    Iran
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    19th Century
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Shelburne, VT
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1289222370682

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  • Shipping
    $110 Standard Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 4-6 weeks.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Newport, RI
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 7 days of delivery.

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