Novelty Turtle Desk Bell - Silver plated, Cast-metal - circa 1900

Description
Novelty Turtle Desk Bell - Silver plated, Cast-metal - circa 1900
England

Antique circa 1900 desk bell, with zoomorphic figure (Turtle), the shell is made of cellulose faux turtle, internal clockwork mechanism by touching the head operates the mechanism emitting a loud ringing sound, the item is fully functional and manually wound, the manufacturer is scratched into the shell Goldsmith & Silversmith Co Ltd, Regent Street W1, London

Lot details
Object
Novelty Turtle Desk Bell
Material
Cast-metal , Silver plated
Designer/ Artist
Goldsmith & Silversmith Co Ltd, London
Manufacturer/ Brand
Goldsmith & Silversmith Co Ltd, London
Estimated Period
circa 1900
Country of Origin
England
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions
6×12×20 cm
Weight
481 g
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