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School Bell

1977.638 (RS116957)

Description

Hand-held "school"-type bell; brass body with incised line near mouth; iron ball clapper connected to a shaft that is connected to a rod going through center of handle and terminating in a brass finial; wodden ring and vase turned handle, painted black.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1900
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Sound Communication T&E
Descriptive terms
BELL, SCHOOL
bells (idiophones)
Brass
brass (alloy)
Iron
iron (metal)
Painted
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
7 (H), 3.875 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.638
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4340

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