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19th Century Burmese Mandalay Temple Bronze Bell with Finely Cast Guardian Lions
19th Century Burmese Mandalay Temple Bronze Bell with Finely Cast Guardian Lions 19th Century Burmese Mandalay Temple Bronze Bell with Finely Cast Guardian Lions 19th Century Burmese Mandalay Temple Bronze Bell with Finely Cast Guardian Lions 19th Century Burmese Mandalay Temple Bronze Bell with Finely Cast Guardian Lions 19th Century Burmese Mandalay Temple Bronze Bell with Finely Cast Guardian Lions 19th Century Burmese Mandalay Temple Bronze Bell with Finely Cast Guardian Lions 19th Century Burmese Mandalay Temple Bronze Bell with Finely Cast Guardian Lions 19th Century Burmese Mandalay Temple Bronze Bell with Finely Cast Guardian Lions 19th Century Burmese Mandalay Temple Bronze Bell with Finely Cast Guardian Lions 19th Century Burmese Mandalay Temple Bronze Bell with Finely Cast Guardian Lions 19th Century Burmese Mandalay Temple Bronze Bell with Finely Cast Guardian Lions 19th Century Burmese Mandalay Temple Bronze Bell with Finely Cast Guardian Lions

19th Century Burmese Mandalay Temple Bronze Bell with Finely Cast Guardian Lions

$9,800

Dimensions W: 18"  |  D: 18"  |  H: 25"
Age Antique
Origin myanmar (burma)
Model YN7522
Description

A Burmese early 19th century finely cast bronze temple bell from a temple in Mandalay, surmounted with two guardian lions. This rare temple bronze bell surmounted with two guardian lions is a great testimony of the Burmese mastery of cast bronze in the 19th century.

 

he bell is adorned on its belly with horizontal lines and Burmese inscriptions as well as elegant reeded motifs on the top. Its buckle is decorated with two impressive guardian lions, cast with an incredible finesse. The attention to detail is obvious in the execution. This exquisite bronze bell comes from a temple in Mandalay and will make for, thanks to the finesse of its details, a delightful decorative accent in any home.