The "Ovidiu Oana" private bell collection
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Shaman bell - bronze from Nigeria

H: 18,5 cm
African Shaman bell
Renaissance altar bronze bell, approx. 1500 A.D. Florence, Medici family.

Purchased from an Antique shop in Italy.
Altar Triple bell
Clopotul lui Anubis este un clopotel de otel, infatisandu-l pe Zeul Sacal al Egiptului.

Origine: Cairo, Egipt.

Cadou de la Dr. Florin Popovici
Clay bell burned with a cross.

Height 12 cm

Weight 140gr

Gift from the Delia and Victor Ardelean family from Făgăraș.
Arges Monastery bell
Bronze Bell Gong representing beauty auspicious statue.

It is a bell for personal religious practice.

Origin: Hong Kong, late XIX century.

Material: Bronze 

Size: Height  13.5 - Long  10  - breadth  10 (cm).

Size: Height  5.4 .Long  4 .breadth  4 .(inch).

Gift from Liana Ellerich, owner DANIELAHOUSE, Germany.

It is a donation for the future WORLD BELLS MUSEUM will be established in Sercaia, Romania.
Auspicious bell
The Sao civilisation began as early as the sixth century BC, and by the end of the first millennium BC, their presence was well established around Lake Chad and near the Chari River.

Sao artifacts show that they were skilled workers in bronze, copper, and iron.

Weight: 400g, 17cm tall
Bell Sao Figure Chad
Clopot al şamanilor din Benin - bronz, probabil sec XIX după patină.

Religia Yoruba cuprinde conceptele religioase și spirituale tradiționale și practica poporului yoruba. Localizarea sa este în sud-vestul Nigeriei și în zonele învecinate din Benin și Togo, cunoscute sub numele de Yorubaland.

Un cadou original şi preţios de la colega mea Nusia.


Benin Shaman Bell - Bronze cast probably in the 19th century after the patina.

The Yoruba religion comprises the traditional religious and spiritual concepts and practice of the Yoruba people. Its homeland is in present-day Southwestern Nigeria and the adjoining parts of Benin and Togo, commonly known as Yorubaland.

An original and precious gift from my colleague Nusia.
Benin Shaman bell
Bell with her double portrait of Buddha in meditation under the tree and effigy.

- Size: h = 4.5 cm

- Origin: Indochina

- Provenance: Antiquarian

- Cast date: sec. XIV - XVI a.D.
Buddha's meditation tree bell
Cadelnita - Vas de metal argintat , sustinut de trei lantisoare ce au pe ele 12 clopotei ce ii reprezinta pe cei 12 Apostoli.

Cadelnita argintata , 8 cm. latime , 15 cm. inaltime, 12 clopotei.


Censer - Silver bowl, supported by three thrusters that have 12 bells on them representing the 12 Apostles.

Silver cobblestone, 8 cm. width, 15 cm. height, 12 bells.
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