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Service Bell Pull Handle

1971.1358 (RS118118)

Description

Carved ivory stem attached to brass drapery attachment bar; carved stem tapers to bulbous terminous; an ivory ring passes through terminus.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1899
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
brass (alloy)
carving (processes)
ivory (tooth component)
Object type
Sound Communication T&E
Descriptive terms
BELL, SERVICE
bells (idiophones)
Brass
brass (alloy)
Carved
carving (processes)
ivory (tooth component)
Vegetable Ivory
Dimensions
2.688 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1358
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
6574

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