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.
Width: 6.5cm, 2.6 in
Height: 5.5cm, 2.2 in
Weight: 179g, 6.3 oz (without stand)
Period: 19th century