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BELL PUSH

Made by: Cartier

Currently in storage


About this object

The main body of the push is made from white jade in a cylindrical shape. The top of the push is made in dark blue enamel. It is round and flattened. At the base of the jade is a band of dark blue enamel set with four tiny sapphire cabochons. The lowest base is in gilt metal and the electrical cord is attached to this.

Category:
sound devices
Object name:
BELL PUSH
Made from:
Jade -- gilt metal -- enamel -- sapphires
Made in:
New York, USA
Date made:
c. 1925
Size:
bell push: 2 × 1 5/8 in. (5.1 × 4.1 cm) bell push with cord: 3 1/2 × 6 in. (8.9 × 15.2 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
21.149
Class:
HARDSTONE
Signature marks:
MARK Cartier NY [On gold base] SCRATCHED NUMBER: 590 [On gold base] LABEL 13 + (in blue ink) [On bottom]
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Displayed in exhibition:
Natural Beauties- Exquisite Works of Minerals and Gems