THE BEATRICE HOLT COLLECTION
Bell

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Collection Beatrice Holt Collection
Date 1970 ca.
Description Small bronze bell in the shape of an elderly woman holding a cane and wearing a large full skirt. There are etched details including pleats at the waist of her skirt, the cuffs of her long sleeves, the fingers of her right hand holding the cane against her bossom, the braid of her hair hanging down her back, and the sashes of an apron or belt at her back. Also, her facial features have been etched including eyes, eyebrows, nose, and mouth. There is a round ball suspended by three metal links beneath the bell in order to sound the bell.

Engraved at the back of the bell: "KOREA"
Dimensions H-8.5 Dia-5.2 cm
Category 6: T&E For Communication
Object ID 1982.0026
Object Name Bell
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Last modified on: December 12, 2013