7 November 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 5,250
Estimate GBP 500 - GBP 800
A LARGE BRONZE BELL, 16TH/17TH CENTURY
cast in the archaistic-style with a twin dragon loop handle, rows of raised bosses and shaped panels with lines of calligraphy, supported on a later stand, with a horn gong stick -- 17¾in. (45.2cm.) high.
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