Vintage figural pewter dove and crystal glass bell by the Franklin Mint, engraved on the front of the crystal bell with the date "1976" and leaves and berries around the base of the bell. The figural dove was cast in pewter and is signed FM 1975. This vintage figural pewter and crystal hand bell is now discontinued and is in extremely good condition with only one tiny chip on the base. The pewter figural dove handle depicts a dove with its wings folded back and chest puffed out perched upon leaves and flowers. The original crystal ball bell clapper is suspended by a silver chain and the bell rings sweet and clear.
For more than 45 years, the world’s leading private mint has created works of fine art, magnificent objects d'art and treasured collectibles that not only bring us joy, but enhance our lives as we share their beauty and significance with family and friends.
The Franklin Mint was founded in 1964 when it began striking legal tender coins for foreign countries, as well as commemorative medallions, casino tokens and precious metal ingots. Eventually, the product line was expanded to include the sculptures, deluxe games, precision die-cast models, beautiful collector dolls and more sought-after collectibles for which the Mint is now world famous.
This vintage collectible figural dove hand bell of pewter and crystal measures 5-1/2" tall, 2-3/4" in diameter at the base and weighs 5.5 ounces.
A2120 - Vintage Figural Pewter Dove & Crystal Bell - The Franklin Mint