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Jan Crans (1670-1739)

Jan Crans (1670-1739)


Bronze Hand Bell

Bronze bell with wooden handle
the Netherlands
Height 24 cm
Diameter 12 cm

In excellent condition


    The Hand Bell has beautiful decorations.
    On the side inscribed in Dutch: THIS SOUND CALLS FOR DRINK
    Translation: The sound of this bell calls for a drink.
    This bell can be attributed to Jan Crans as well as to his son Cyprianus Crans.

    In The Netherlands, 2 comparable hand bells can be found in Museums. 

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