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Claw cage bell (elephant bell)

Used on elephants to track their movements, this is a solid-cast, claw-shaped, hemispherical dome from which descend roughly identical and equally spaced tines with an inward curvature. Copper alloy bell with a ball-shaped clapper.

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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:111.242.122 (Individual) clapper bells
  • Repository:Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum
  • Measurements:Height: 140mm; Diameter: 120mm