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Object Name Bell, Church
Other Name Temple bell
Object Number 1934.29.1
Collection Webb Cook Hayes
Description bronze bell suspended by a brass chain; the clapper is a right-angled cross bar with a knob on each end and leaving 1/4" between bell interior and any one of the four strikers; suspended from the crossbar clapper by a brass chain is a brass fish.
Dimensions W-5.906 L-14 Dia-3.228 inches
Dimension Details length represents measurement of bell when hanging
Material metal
Event Boxer Rebellion
Provenance Chinese temple bell captured in the relief of Peking. This bell, when swayed by the wind, gave forth low sweet notes to weary wayfarers.
Search Terms Boxer Rebellion