Antique Bronze Buffalo Bell Burma EBB89

$325.00

This antique bronze bell is a buffalo or cattle bell from Mandalay, Burma known as hka-lauk. It is decorated with a floral scrolling motif on both sides. The bronze has a lovely, naturally aged patina with expected oxidization. This bell has double clappers which appear to be original.  It hangs from a quality custom built stand, which is included.

Availability: In stock

In Burma, the tradition of blacksmithing has always been an honoured 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
Width: 6.5cm, 2.6 in
Height: 5.5cm, 2.2 in
Weight: 179g, 6.3 oz (without stand)
Material: bronze
Period: 19th century

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