Hand bell

Flanders
1571
Petrus Gheineus of Mescheln


Object Place: Europe, Flanders

Dimensions

12.7 cm (5 in.)

Accession Number

59.558

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

On View

Italian Renaissance Gallery (Gallery 206)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Metalwork

Orpheus playing to the animals amid scrolls between lettered bands: OMATER DEI MEMENTO MEI at top, PETRVS GHEINEVS ME FECIT 1571 at rim. Handle formed of two addorsed putti, masks between their heads.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Wallraf