Bronze Bell, Vietnam, Dong Son culture, ca. 2500 BCE. Estimated Price: $300 – $500. Photo Artemis Gallery
Fine bronze bell of elongated form, tapered crown with incised « coils », upper shoulder with repeating incised rings, clapper rusted to side of interior. Size: 6″ H x 2″ W. Dented, clapper rusted in place else excellent.
Provenance: Ex-private D. Smith Collection, southern California, acquired before 1985.