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Service Bell

1987.396 (RS231323)

Description

Silver service bell with a circular dome, a turned ball, and a teardrop finial. Etched scroll design.

Details

Maker
Gorham Manufacturing Co. (Silversmith)
Date
1885
Location of origin
Providence, RI, USA
Material
electroplating
silver (metal)
Object type
Sound Communication T&E; Sound Communication Devices
Places
Rhode Island (United States)
Descriptive terms
Bell
Bell, Service
bells (idiophones)
Device, Sound Signaling
electroplating
silver (metal)
Dimensions
3 1/2 (H), 2 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1987.396
Credit Line
Gift of Edwin Buckingham Sears
GUSN
51620
Reference Notes
Carpenter, Charles Hope, Author. Gorham Silver, 1831-1981. New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1982.

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