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Service Bell

1970.822 (RS115612)

Description

Traditional bell-shaped head, without decoration. Applied turned handle with rings at base, flaring out to swelled knop and terminating in a rounded finial. Silver clapper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1900
Associated Building
Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.).
Material
brass (alloy)
plating (metal coating)
silver (metal)
Object type
Sound Communication T&E; Sound Communication Devices
Descriptive terms
Bell
Bell, Service
bells (idiophones)
Brass
brass (alloy)
Device, Sound Signaling
Plated
plating (metal coating)
Silver
silver (metal)
Dimensions
4 x 2.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.822
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret Carson Holt
GUSN
64151

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