Large Antique Bronze Elephant Bell Burma EBB50

$525.00

Known in Burma as chu, this spherical bell is an elephant bell from Burma cast in bronze. The bell has been decorated with traditional floral motifs and the maker’s name in Burmese characters. The bell has a dark patina with some green oxidization and the decoration is particularly worn.

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A metal ball rolls around inside the bell and sounds against the bell wall with pleasant gentle notes. The bell is in excellent condition, with only one small crack at the mouth on one side. The bell is hung from a custom built stand.

Characteristics
Height: 11.5cm, 4.5 in
Circumference: 27cm, 10.6 in
Weight: 483g (without stand)
Material: bronze
Period: 19th century

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