Bell and plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-189872

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

Descriptive Terms

bells (idiophones)
brass (alloy)
Bell

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Sound Communication T&E

Dimensions

5 3/4 (H), 3 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1568AB