Antique Medieval Bestiary English Christian Brass Bells, set of 3Antique Medieval Bestiary English Christian Brass Bells, set of 3Antique Medieval Bestiary English Christian Brass Bells, set of 3Antique Medieval Bestiary English Christian Brass Bells, set of 3Antique Medieval Bestiary English Christian Brass Bells, set of 3Antique Medieval Bestiary English Christian Brass Bells, set of 3Antique Medieval Bestiary English Christian Brass Bells, set of 3

Offered is a set of 3 antique English brass bells with Christian symbols from the Medieval Bestiary. Each bell is encircled by the same four animals that are named in Latin. Leo, lion; Aquila, eagle; Agnus, lamb and Pelicans, pelican. All of these animals have Christian symbolism in the Medieval Bestiary. Very simply, Leo and the pelican can represent Christ. The lamb represents child/mother relationships. The eagle represents renewal and faith. For a fascinating explanation of these symbols you can Google the Medieval Bestiary.

The bells seem to have their original clappers. They make a joyful noise.

MARKS: The medium bell says Made in England inside at the top.

DATE: c.1900

CONDITION: Excellent. I have not polished these. I do not know why the large bell is shiny and the others are not.

MEASUREMENTS: Large bell, 3 inches tall x 2 5/8 diameter.

Item ID: 477409 B275


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