Service Bell

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1885

GUSN

GUSN-51620

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

bells (idiophones)
electroplating
silver (metal)
Device, Sound Signaling
Bell
Bell, Service
Bell, Service

Maker

Gorham Manufacturing Co. (Silversmith)

Location of Origin

Providence, RI, USA

Object Type

Sound Communication T&E; Sound Communication Devices

Dimensions

3 1/2 (H), 2 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Edwin Buckingham Sears

Accession Number

1987.396

Reference Notes

Carpenter, Charles Hope, Author. Gorham Silver, 1831-1981. New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1982.

Places

Rhode Island (United States)