SOLD Antique Chinese Bronze Bell Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)
SOLD Authentic Antique Chinese, Ming Dynasty period (1368-1644), bronze clapperless bell, with the exterior cast in geometric relief, the domed top surmounted by arched suspension loop.
Height: 17.5cm. (6.89 inches)
Diameter at the base: 11.3 cm (4.45 inches)
CONDITION: in good condition considering its age, showing its age and usage with its natural old dark patina.
The bronze is, in fact, darker than it appears in the pictures, because we had used a strong light during the photographing to show the details of the bell.
Since the market is flooded with reproductions of ancient Chinese Bronze bells, which for inexperienced collectors look the same as the authentic artifacts, we would like to inform our clients that this is a 100% authentic antique Chinese bell from the Ming Dynasty Period (1368-1644), and is accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity.