14 November 2001,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 212
GBP 200 - GBP 400
A NORTH EUROPEAN CAST BRONZE BELL, possibly 16th century
with iron clapper -- 10½ in. (26.7 cm.) high
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For a comparable bronze handbell see Sotheby's Zurich, April 1981, Mittelalterliches und Spateres Kunsthandwerk, lot 41.
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