06-23-2001 06-23-2001
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2082 Boston
June 23, 2001 09:00 AMCalender

Bronze Bell

Auction: Sale #2082 - 2082 Location: Boston Date / Time: June 23, 2001 10:00AM


Bronze Bell, China, mid-19th century, lacquered surface with the inscription "Tai Ping T'ien Kuo" or the Kingdom of Great Heavenly Peace, referring the the T'ai Ping rebellion of the mid-19th century, the second two characters are "Image hand bell," perhaps referring to a T'ai Ping official procession, ht. 15 in.
Estimate $500-700


China, Tai Ping