Rare bronze bell, Dong Son
Peri-Dongsonian, Northeast Thailand, 400-200 BC
Height : 10,2 cm
Provenance : Dr Kurt Sandmair collection, München
Publication : "Art Of The Bronze Age In Southeast Asia"
(M. Doustar, 2014), n°28
This bell and another one of the same rare type, decorated with a bird flanked on the front side, both from the Sandmair collection, were found on the same site in Northeast Thailand. To our knowledge, extremely few, possibly no other examples are known.
Price : 3.500 euros