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Bell

Object Number: 
1941.605
Date: 
ca. 1800
Medium: 
Brass, wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/4 x 3 1/4 in. ( 15.9 x 8.3 cm )
Description: 
Turned cast brass ball with wood handle and iron clapper.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this bell was purchased at an auction in Berryville, VA, at the home of Betty and Virginia Washington, daughters of a Dr. Washington. The sisters were descended from George Washington.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Enoch G. Megrue
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group