About this object

A bell metal bowl on a small foot. The bowl has a simple raised line of decoration around the middle and at the shoulder.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion; Household Objects
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Asia: Central Asia: Tibet [China]
  • Date made
    19th Century
  • Materials
    Bell Metal
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    From the Collection of Sir Charles Bell
  • Collector
    Charles Alfred Bell
  • Place collected
    Not recorded
  • Date collected
    1900 - 1945
  • Measurements
    67 mm x 85 mm x 85 mm; 2 5/8 in x 3 3/8 in x 3 3/8 in
  • Note
    Curator's note: This item doesn't appear to be recorded in the List of Curios. Although Bell collected a large number of incense bowls, his descriptions are vague and often without measurements, so it is difficult to confirm that there is no entry at this stage. Written by Emma Martin
  • Related people
    Charles Alfred Bell ( Collector)
Object view = Humanities
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