A metal ball rolls around inside the bell and sounds against the bell wall with pleasant gentle notes. The bell is hung from a custom built stand. Authentic antique elephant bells from Burma of this quality are exceedingly difficult to locate nowadays. Modern reproductions of inferior quality have started to emerge online, but are easily identified by the shiny, brassy patina and comparatively poor workmanship.
Height: 10cm, 4 in
Diameter: 8cm, 3.14 in
Weight: 420g (without stand)
Height of stand: 32cm, 12.5 in
Period: Early 19th century (1800s)