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The upper portion of the bell is embellished with an engraved undulating band of floral and foliate decoration, accented with pin struck details.
The waist of the table bell is encircled with applied bead decorated borders.
The bell’s bead line is ornamented with further fine and impressive engraved and pin struck decoration incorporating a scroll bordered shaped vacant cartouche.
The sound rim of the bell is embellished with a chased decorated gadroon border.
The fine and impressive handle of the bell is modelled in the form of Venus observing herself in a hand mirror.
This impressive table bell is fitted with a silver clapper.
Height of handle 7cm/2.8"
Diameter of bell 5.6cm/2.2"
4.3 troy ounces/134.5g
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The applied and chased decoration is very sharp and the engraved decoration is very crisp.
The French Mercury export silver hallmark struck to the surface of the bell is very clear.
Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of antique silverware.
Origin: France, Europe
Date: Circa 1880
|Height||11.30 cm||(4.45 inches)|
35B St Georges Terrace
Tyne & Wear