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Ram’s horns bell, Vietnam, Dông Son Culture. © Galerie Christophe Hioco

bronze. H: 26 cm. Price On Request

This magnificent bell is decorated with “rams’ horns”. It must be emphasised that the bells had no tongues. During ritual ceremonies, the bells were struck to make sounds, thereby creating a very festive ambiance (presence of dancers).

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