This item is a fantastic BRASS and STEER HORN GONG on an OAK BASE. This is a real beauty. It is in superb condition and is very ornate. The steer horns, which are tipped in brass, are very attractive and symmetrical and are fastened in heavy brass bases. The brass gong, which rings beautifully, is in excellent condition. The oak base or plinth is heavy and nicely designed to include brass corners. There is a small mallet fir ringing the gong in two brass holders. There is also a small brass cartouche which could be engraved as many of these sets were used as presentation pieces and were engrave with details of the recipient. Overall, the set measures 15 1/2" high and 10 1/2" wide. The base measures 7" by 7".
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