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227a – Antique Middle Eastern Brass Shop/Hotel Counter Bell c1900
This antique middle eastern shop or hotel counter bell I think dates to around 1900, the bell is made of brass with ornate red and blue stones or beads and has nice patina with age as seen in the photos, there are middle eastern symbols on panels around the sides and has other ornate designs, the bell works and is operated by twisting the button on the top of the bell, it measures 3.5 inches diameter and 3 inches high and in good working condition just minor wear and tear with age.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/An-Antique-Middle-Eastern-Brass-Shop-Hotel-Counter-Bell-c1900-/131150415409?_trksid=p2047675.l2557&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&nma=true&si=a%252BEcOpO5TavdRV1jvtDnohAiGBA%253D&orig_cvip=true&rt=nc#ht_0wt_0

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227b – Ancienne incroyable curiosité ! Sonnette clochette de table diable à la cuisson
Incroyable sonnette de table figurant le diable en train de cuire un bonhomme
Lorsque nous avons trouvé cette merveille elle était entièrement recouverte de poussière, nous l’avons à peine nettoyée sommairement avec un pinceau sec
La patine est plus jolie en vraie : quelle belle curiosité !!
Incontestablement fin XIXème début XXème (garanti ancien & authentique )
17,5 cm de long pour 17 cm de hauteur (format décoratif)

Amazing old curiosity! Table bell of the devil cooking
Incredible bell table depicting the devil trying to cook a snowman
When we found this gem it was completely covered with dust, we just briefly cleaned with a dry brush
The patina is prettier in real: what a great curiosity!
Unquestionably late nineteenth and early twentieth (old & authentic guaranteed)
17.5 cm long and 17 cm (Decorative format)

The seller added an additional note at the bottom of the listing:
In response to many questions, here is some additional information:
– To ring the bell, you must press the serpent’s tail
– The attachment of the pot handle is broken (but this is very easily repairable)
– The patina is much prettier in real life than in pictures
– Old and authentic Warranty

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Ancienne-incroyable-curiosite-Sonnette-clochette-de-table-diable-a-la-cuisson-/261436059910?_trksid=p2047675.l2557&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&nma=true&si=a%252BEcOpO5TavdRV1jvtDnohAiGBA%253D&orig_cvip=true&rt=nc#ht_5722wt_976

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