About this object

A domed shaped pony bell with incised bands to the bell. It has a large leaf shaped clanger attached that has been gilded.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Transport
  • Culture
    Tibetan
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Asia: Central Asia: Tibet [China]
  • Date made
    19th Century
  • Materials
    Bell Metal; Gilt Metal
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Mr P Barnett
  • Collector
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place collected
    Not recorded
  • Date collected
    1858 before
  • Measurements
    175 mm x 57 mm x 40 mm; 6 7/8 in x 2 1/4 in x 1 9/16 in
  • Note
    Curator's note: Thought to be the earliest donated Tibet object in the museum's collection (1858). Written by Emma Martin

Where is this object from?

Object view = Humanities
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