SHAKESPEARE Brass BELL Pull CHAIN Wall Mount
The top of the bell is decorated with an image of William Shakespeare as seen in the memorial bust in his burial church at Stratford-on-Avon. The bell is decorated with an angel, ram, lion and pelican all named in Latin above them. They are representations of religious virtues.
The bell is rung by pulling the brass handle of the chain. The chain attaches to a lever held in place with a griffon. It is counterbalanced by a dragon.
The bell measures 3-1/2 inch diameter, 5-1/2 inches tall.
Bell Carriage is 11-1/2 tall and projects 5-1/2 inches.
Wall plate is 3 x 9 inches
Chain is 23 inches long.
Very good condition. No dings, dents, cracks or repairs found.
Circa early-mid 20th C.
Possibly made in England
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