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Bell

1998.1038 (RS23786)

Description

Small service bell to be set on flat surface. Dome is steel-plated bronze; base is iron cast in repetitive pattern. Operated by pushing button on dome.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1863-1870
Inscriptions
Cast in relief on underside of base: ""PAT. AUG. 25, 1863 & APR. 3, 1856.""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
bronze (metal)
casting (process)
iron (metal)
Object type
Sound Communication T&E
Descriptive terms
BELL
bells (idiophones)
Bronze
bronze (metal)
casting (process)
Iron
iron (metal)
Slip Cast
Dimensions
3.5 (H), 3.5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.1038
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
19278

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