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Sanctuary bell (handbell) of brass with a frieze with the Christian symbols of a lion, eagle, lamb and pelican in front of ladders and engraved 'LEO AQUILA AGNUS PELICANUS'. The handle is in the form of the figure of the Virgin Mary or a female saint. Internal clapper.

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  • Materials:brass
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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:111.242.122 (Individual) clapper bells
  • Repository:Horniman Museum and Gardens
  • Measurements:overall: 106 mm x 73 mm