Reference numberMOB/088
TitleRoyal Society table bell
ArtistCC Edinburgh
DescriptionTable bell engraved 'EIIR' below the society crest and armorials on the ivory handle, the rim further inscribed 'Presented by Her majesty Queen Elizabeth II to the Royal Society 1660-1960'. Used at Royal Society Council meetings to mark the passage of the Mace into the room.
Access statusOpen
ProvenancePresented to the Society by Her majesty Queen Elizabeth II, 1960
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