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WT&S Wall Mounted Dinner Gong G155
WT&S Wall Mounted Dinner Gong G155
Original, quality superb cast brass on oak wall mounted dinner gong manufactured by William Tonks and Son of Birmingham with a lion's head on a scrolled brass mount, all mounted on a rectangular shaped honey coloured light oak backboard with a hook for the brass shafted beater beneath. The circular brass gong is suspended from the lion's jaws and has a textured finish. The backboard has a brass wall hanging plate to the reverse and this and the oak backboard is impressed with the sun logo and "WT&S" for the manufacturer 'William Tonks & Son of Birmingham'. The backboard is also stamped with the registration number for the year 1912. The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good and working order with a super deep tone and resonance. The backboard has a slight warp but is in good order otherwise. Total drop 27", gong 12" x 1.75" as in picture, backboard 16.75" x 7.5" and beater 10" x 2".

 
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Price: 485.00


Horses Head Brass Dinner Gong G154
Original, quality 1920's wall mounted cast brass on oak dinner gong. This example has a cast brass horses head with a brass horseshoe surround mounted on an oval shaped honey coloured light oak backboard with an old brass handled beater sitting on two brass hooks above. The circular brass gong is suspended from behind the ears of the horse and has a textured front. The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good and working order with a good tone and resonance. Total drop 16", gong 7" x 1.25", backboard 10.5" x 6" and beater 9" x 1.5".

 
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Price: 230.00


Horses Head Brass Dinner Gong G154



WT&S Wall Mounted Brass Dinner Gong G153
WT&S Wall Mounted Brass Dinner Gong G153
Original, quality late 19th century, superb cast brass on oak, wall mounted dinner gong. This exceptional example, manufactured by William Tonks and Son of Birmingham, must have been one their most detailed dinner gongs of all for the cast brass bracket is primarily a mythical horse with wings and a dragon's tail supporting the mount to hold the gong fashioned as two serpents and the back mount has a mythical bird or reptile head. All is mounted on the original honey coloured oak rectangular backboard with a forked hook to the lower edge to hold the beater. The circular brass gong has a textured finish and a logo "Burmese" and the backboard has a brass wall hanging plate marked "WT&S" with the sun logo. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order with a good tone and resonance. Backboard 15" x 7, gong 10" x 1.5", total drop 23" and hammer 9.5" x 1.75".  
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Price: 385.00


Brass Dinner Gong G146
Original, quality late 19th century circular brass dinner gong suspended within a super cast brass frame with a 'rising sun' of acanthus leaves top mount and acanthus leaf covered columns. The rectangular shaped base has two supports for the replacement gong beater made to suit, and the gong has a textured finish. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order with a good tone and resonance. 14" tall x 14" widest, plinth 13.5" x 3.5" and gong 8.25" x 1.5". 
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Price: 365.00


Brass Dinner Gong G146



Art Nouveau Dinner Gong G145
Art Nouveau Dinner Gong G145
Original, quality late 19th century heart shaped brass dinner gong suspended within a brass and copper frame in the Art Nouveau style on a rectangular shaped mahogany plinth. A replacement beater has been made to suit and sits on two hooks at the front of the plinth. The brass and copper has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good and working order, with a good tone. Plinth 12" x 5.5". Gong 6" x 6". Total 13" tall. 
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Price: 300.00


Floor Standing Dinner Gong G144
Original, quality late 19th century rectangular shaped brass dinner gong suspended in the original honey coloured oak floor standing frame. This frame is most unusual with a pierced fretted design to the cross rails above and below the gong. The gong is also not the normal circular shape and is stamped to the front with the trade mark 'Burmese', all is English though. The old beater included is of a similar age to the stand and gong. All is complete and in good and working order with a good tone and resonance. Gong 14.5" x 18" x 2.5", beater 11.5" x 2", frame 43" x 25" and 16" front to back at floor.  
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Price: 385.00


Floor Standing Dinner Gong G144



Floor Standing Dinner Gong G141
Floor Standing Dinner Gong G141
Original, quality late 19th century large brass dinner gong, suspended within a honey coloured oak frame. This example is most unusual to have a circular frame on a central column with a three legged pedestal beneath. The hammer is an old one of similar age, the gong has been waxed on the original patinated green finish and has a super tone and resonance. All is complete and in good and working order. Total height 39.5" and 16" front to back on floor. Gong 15" x 3". 
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Price: 385.00


Brass Dinner Gong G138
Original, quality late 19th century circular brass dinner gong suspended within a cast brass frame, with horse hoof feet and a shaped plinth. A replacement hammer has been made to suit and is displayed on two hooks to the front. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order, with a good tone and resonance. 15.5" tall x 11.5", gong 7" x 1" and 4" front to back.  
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Price: 230.00


Brass Dinner Gong G138



Cow Horn Dinner Gong G136
Cow Horn Dinner Gong G136
Original, quality large late 19th century, table dinner gong, with a pair of polished cow horns forming an arch, with a circular brass gong suspended between. All is mounted on a honey coloured oval oak plinth, with the hammer on stands to the front. The mounts are in nickel, with an oval plaque beneath the hammer for engraving if desired. The brass and nickel has all been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good and working order. A super looking gong with a great tone and resonance. 16" total tall and plinth 15" x 7.5".  
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Price: 385.00

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