Antique Bronze Buffalo Bell Burma EBB06

$285.00

This antique buffalo bell from Burma, known as hka-lauk, is cast in bronze with decoration at the base, crescent moon symbol and maker’s name. The level of craftsmanship is high and the bronze has developed an attractive, slightly green patina consistent with 19thC bells. The bell is hung from a custom built stand.

Availability: In stock

In Burma, the tradition of blacksmithing has always been an honored occupation associated with courage, strength and integrity. The Burmese excelled at bronze casting using the lost wax method or cire perdue and their handsome decorated bronze bells have long attracted the interest of visitors to Burma and collectors of Southeast Asian antiques.

Characteristics
Height: 5.5cm, 2.2 in
Width: 6.5cm, 2.6 in
Weight: 181g (without stand)
Height of stand: 12cm, 4.7 in
Material: bronze
Period: 19th century

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