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Doorbell

2006.32 (RS31045)

Description

Black painted cast and wrought iron figural door-bell; man wearing brimmed hat and tunic holding chain attached to brass bell; elaborate stand with twisted iron and c-scroll motif; small dragon face on forward end of postman is standing on.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1880
Material
brass (alloy)
cast iron
wrought iron (iron alloy)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
cast iron
Doorbell
doorbells
wrought iron (iron alloy)
Dimensions
21 x 7 3/4 x 9 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.32
Credit Line
Museum Purchase
GUSN
180639

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