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halanb
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135a – SUPERBE CLOCHE BRONZE LEGENDE “F HEMONY ME FECIT ANNO 1569”
Très belle cloche en bronze d’un poids de 1,950 kg représentant une femme de condition bourgeoise avec un visage hiératique , elle est légendée à mi-hauteur : F- HEMONY ME FECIT ANNO 1569.
Le bas de la cloche représente une frise de putti . Le battant est absent.
Hauteur 17 cm Diamètre 11 cm

BEAUTIFUL BRONZE BELL LEGEND “F ME Hemony FECIT ANNO 1569”
Beautiful bronze bell weighing 1.950 kg representing a bourgeois type woman with a hieratic face,
labeled at mid-height: F-Hemony ME FECIT ANNO 1569.
The bottom of the bell is a frieze of putti. The clapper is missing.
Height 17 cm Diameter 11 cm

One of the two large Hemony bells, and usually one of the most expensive,
but this was a screaming bargain and a missing clapper is easy to replace.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/140875913700?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1438.l2649

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135b – VERY RARE, ANTIQUE,ORIGINAL,SOLID BRASS LADY BELL, FIGURAL HANDLE
SOLID BRASS, ART NOUVEAU, LADY BELL,
COMPLITE WITH ORIGINAL SOLID BRASS CLAPPER.

Most lady bells are figurines, so it is unusual to find one in figural mode.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/321014564670?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1438.l2649

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135c – UNIQUE TEA BELL 4″ HIGH COLLECTIBLE Oriental
Unique collectible bell. 4″ tall. Not sure of the type of metal, bronze/brass, magnet does not stick. Came from a collection of bells picked up at an estate sale, appears to be very unique, no markings so I am not sure if this is a custom piece or not or how old it is.

We have seen ones of this type previously, some of them painted. However, those all had heavily embossed detail cast into the skirt, whereas this one has painted detail on the skirt and I have not seen one like this before.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/281017703786?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1438.l2649

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