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Bell and plate

2006.44.1568AB (RS97998)

Description

Brass bell with cast relief decoration around the body featuring a row of figures below hanging incense lamps and flying cherubs, top features a decorated orb and cross surrounded by leaning male figures. Bell sits on a round brass plate with a cast relief panel around inner edge of cherubs playing musical instruments. A small cast eagle is mounted in the center of the plate.

Details

Maker
unknown
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
brass (alloy)
Object type
Sound Communication T&E
Descriptive terms
Bell
bells (idiophones)
brass (alloy)
Dimensions
5 3/4 (H), 3 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1568AB
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
189872

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