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

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