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A Dong Son Ritual Bell with Incredible Patina

$7,850.00

A fine Dong Son culture medium sized bronze bell.

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A fine Dong Son culture medium sized bronze bell. Of conventional shape, the simple body undecorated, save for a stacked series of horizontal bands with incised geometric motifs covering the lower register.

The entirety of the bell is now covered with an incredible patina of azurite and malachite.

 

MATERIALS NOTES: Lost wax cast bronze
CONDITION: Good. Restorations, as expected.
WEAR: Wear consistent with age and use
HEIGHT: 12.75 in. (32 cm)
WIDTH: 7.5 in. (19 cm)
DEPTH: 6 in. (15 cm)
DEALER LOCATION: Austin, TX
NUMBER OF ITEMS: 1
REFERENCE NUMBER: LU89471064038
Additional Information
PLACE OF ORIGIN

Viet Nam

DATE OF MANUFACTURE

Dong Son Culture (3rd century BCE – 1st century CE)

PERIOD

18th Century and Earlier