19th Century French Iron Cow Bell with Original Leather Collar & Bronze Buckle
Bring the French countryside into your home with this beautiful, patinated antique bell. Crafted in the Alps mountains of France circa 1880, the large iron bell is dressed with the original brown leather strap with the ornate bronze buckle. The important bell is in excellent condition with a rich patinated bronze finish and has a wonderful sound. These kind of bells had various distinctive sounds and were used to locate cattle in the pasture. Cows or sheep would wear them around their neck so owners or shepherds could easily recognize their herd no matter the distance. Measures: 10.5″ W x 7″ D x 25″ H (with collar).
|Dimensions||10.5" W x 7" D x 25" H|
Late 19th Century