Jan Crans (1670-1739)
Bronze Hand Bell
Bronze bell with wooden handle
Hight 24 cm
Diameter 12 cm
In excellent condition
'DESE KLANK ROEPT OM DRANK'
The Hand Bell has beautiful decorations.
On the side inscribed in Dutch: DESE KLANK ROEPT OM DRANK
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.