Bell with Handle
Arts of Africa
late 19th or early 20th century
Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
Wooden bell. Flat, circular sphere shape. Triangular geometric engraving on surface. Three round sounding holes are found on sides. A wooden loop handle protrudes from top of bell.
Condition: Large old crack on bell sphere. Several small cracks are found on handle. Chip on peg in one hole.
This item is not on view
Kongo. Bell with Handle, late 19th or early 20th century. Wood, 7 x 3 1/2 in. (17.8 x 8.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1308. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.1308_threequarter_PS5.jpg)
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