Bell

Collection Type

  • Musical instruments

Date

1863-1870

GUSN

GUSN-19278

Description

Small service bell to be set on flat surface. Dome is steel-plated bronze; base is iron cast in repetitive pattern. Operated by pushing button on dome.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bells (idiophones)
bronze (metal)
casting (process)
iron (metal)
Iron
Bronze
Slip Cast
BELL

Inscription

Cast in relief on underside of base: ""PAT. AUG. 25, 1863 & APR. 3, 1856.""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Sound Communication T&E

Dimensions

3.5 (H), 3.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.1038