Doorbell

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

ca. 1880

GUSN

GUSN-180639

Description

Black painted cast and wrought iron figural door-bell; man wearing brimmed hat and tunic holding chain attached to brass bell; elaborate stand with twisted iron and c-scroll motif; small dragon face on forward end of postman is standing on.

Details

Descriptive Terms

doorbells
cast iron
wrought iron (iron alloy)
brass (alloy)
Doorbell

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

21 x 7 3/4 x 9 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Purchase

Accession Number

2006.32