Bell

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Object Name: 
Bell
Accession Number: 
96.4.178
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 14.3 cm, Diam: 7.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1900
Credit Line: 
Gift in memory of Josephine H. Trinidad
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass, silvered metal; blown, tooled, cut, polished. Bell-shaped body with solid handle drawn up and topped with a tooled spherical knob cut in strawberry diamonds; handle cut in 6 vertical panels, body cut in a pattern of fans, diamonds and cross-hatching. Wire loop holding chain and clapper is inserted into a hole tooled inside shank of bell during manufacturing, fire-polished lower rim.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
Marlboro
Provenance: 
Trinidad, Adolph (Al) A. Jr., Source