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1889,0902.23

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  • Bell-shrine; bronze and silver parcel-gilt; made for the bell of St Conall; decorated with silver plates; on front the top plate has seated figure of God the Father flanked by Virgin and Child and Archangel Michael; main panel with crucified Christ in centre, surrounded by four figures, against a background of panels filled with scroll ornaments; plate originally set with three rock crystals, one now missing, and is surrounded by plain silver border, inscribed and worn; side panels decorated with stepped geometric patterns; top panels on back and sides engraved with emblems of the Evangelists; main panel at back engraved with figures of saints; chain for suspension; top left-hand side damaged.

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  • Bronze plate, T-shaped, on side of bell no.22; central incised cross, square at crossing; interlace animals & ring-chain in fields.

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  • COMPASS Title: St Conall Cael's bell

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  • Bell-shrine; bronze and silver parcel-gilt; made for the bell of St Conall; decorated with silver plates; on front the top plate has seated figure of God the Father flanked by Virgin and Child and Archangel Michael; main panel with crucified Christ in centre, surrounded by four figures, against a background of panels filled with scroll ornaments; plate originally set with three rock crystals, one now missing, and is surrounded by plain silver border, inscribed and worn; side panels decorated with stepped geometric patterns; top panels on back and sides engraved with emblems of the Evangelists; main panel at back engraved with figures of saints; chain for suspension; top left-hand side damaged.

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