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ANTIQUE NUMBER SA1080288: A Georgian Country House Fire Bell Circa 1820

A Georgian Country House Fire Bell Circa 1820

£355    $462    €422
A rare early 19th century country house fire alarm bell beautifully made in heavy bronze with a wrought iron hand forged gong. A large brass ferrule supports the superb hand turned figured yew wood handle.
 
The bell sits on a raised wooden stand painted blue with the word fire in faded letters.
 
This type of bell would have been situated around a large country house for raising the alarm if a fire broke out, often causing devastation in these vast properties.
 
The bell is in good condition with a pleasing colour and patina.
 
The handle pivots slightly to aid its ring.
 
The stand would have been an estate made and is a rustic piece with character and charm.
 
Please note the bell is designed to sit on its stand as the gong protrudes below the bell and it would not stand upright without.
 
The bell Height 30cm x width 14cm x depth 14cm
 
The stand Height 5cm x width 17cm x depth 17cm
 
The height of the bell and stand 35cm
 
 
Robert Belcher Antiques was established in 1984 and is a high-quality retailer of interesting, rare antiques and decorative objects. After forty years of shop keeping and maintaining beautiful showrooms, which have been regularly open six days a week, Robert and Wendy have now taken a slightly different approach to their business. Having sold their retail premises, the antique business is now fully online. The picture framing service has ceased to operate because of moving online.
 
You can contact Robert and Wendy by email or telephone to discuss items from their extensive catalogue of attractive pieces and make purchases. Customers can rest assured that the long-established dealership is continuing to run in an exceedingly professional way, selling genuine and high-quality items which are guaranteed to please the most discerning collector, decorator or homeowner.
 
All items will be personally hand packaged to a high standard. Small items are extensively wrapped using the best materials and are often double boxed. Items ...
Antique #SA1080288, showcased on this page, originates from the 19th century. For historical context, the timeline below highlights the period when it was made:
19th Century
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Robert Belcher Antiques was established in 1984 and is a high quality retailer of interesting, rare antiques and decorative items.
Worcestershire
United Kingdom
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