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BELL

On view in: Dacha


About this object

Miniature of the Moscow Tsar Bell (Royal Bell). It is surmounted with a Georgian cross with rays. It is cast in one piece but the broken piece is indicated by an engraved line. Malachite base is mosaic over slate.

Category:
other metalwork
Object name:
BELL
Made from:
Gilt bronze -- malachite -- slate
Made in:
Russia
Date made:
after 1836
Size:
7 1/4 × 6 1/2 × 5 5/8 in. (18.4 × 16.5 × 14.3 cm) Bell: 6 × 4 in. (15.2 × 10.2 cm) Base: 1 1/8 × 6 1/2 × 5 5/8 in. (2.9 × 16.5 × 14.3 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
14.238.1-2
Class:
METAL
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Gift of Madame Augusto Rosso, 1968
Displayed in exhibition:
Natural Beauties- Exquisite Works of Minerals and Gems