Large Bronze Bell
- Sold for:
Large Bronze Bell, China, Chenghua eighth year mark corresponding to year 1471, cast with a band of lappets above two wide bands of rectangular panels, with cast mark "Chenghua ba nian yue ri zao" to one panel, surmounted by arched handle with ruyi scroll ends, ht. approx. 26 1/2 in.
Provenance: John Holten, 1934.
Malachite encrustation, loss to the top