Antique Bronze Buffalo Bell Burma EBB05

$375.00

This mid – late 19th century buffalo bell from Mandalay, Burma, known as hka-lauk, is cast in bronze with decoration at the base. The bell is trapezoidal in shape and possesses a slightly mottled patina. 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: 8cm, 3.1 in
Width: 8.5cm, 3.3 in
Weight: 397g (without stand)
Height of stand: 17cm, 6.7 in
Material: bronze
Period: 19th century

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