Kongo. <em>Bell with Handle</em>, 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)

Bell with Handle


Medium: Wood

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th or early 20th century

Dimensions: 7 x 3 1/2 in. (17.8 x 8.9 cm)


Accession Number: 22.1308

Image: CUR.22.1308_threequarter_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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.

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