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Bell with Medici Crest
  • Italy
  • Bell with Medici Crest, late 1700s?
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • bronze
  • Object Height/Diameter: 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 in
    Object Height/Diameter: 14 x 14 cm
  • Gift from the Edward A. and Inge Maser Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2008.0271

Small bell with Medici crest located n opposite side of the main portion of the body. The bell has a large flat piece of bronze for holding it or connecting it to something stable. One the main body there are five rings located above the crest and three on the rim of the base. Inside the bell, the metal ball is still intact, attached the upper portion of the bell with a small metal rod.