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BELL PUSH

Made by: Edward F. Caldwell & Company, Inc.

Currently in storage


About this object

The main portion of the rectangular bell push is a square of lazurite. It sits on a gilt bronze base made in the Chinese Chippendale style with a leaf border. On the top in the center is a leaf and fruit motif in gilt bronze. This surrounds the button of the push which is made from ivory. The electrical cord is attached to one side.

Category:
gems
Object name:
BELL PUSH
Made from:
Lazurite -- bronze -- ivory
Made in:
New York, USA
Date made:
c. 1920
Size:
1.8 × 6.5 cm (11/16 × 2 9/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
21.147
Class:
HARDSTONE
Signature marks:
MARK E. F. Caldwell & Co New York [On base]
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973