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Bell

Bell
Title
Bell
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Enoch G. Megrue
Object Number 
1941.605
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group