a burmese metal temple bell
The partly gilt, black and red laquered body with slightly flaring base, moulded with four plain panels separated from each other by vertical and horizontal bands with scrolling flowers, surmounted by four loops moulded with naga heads, supporting looped suspension ring
48 cm high
This lot and the next sculptures, (lots 172-184), were collected by the father of the present owner in the late 1920's.
Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian Art