Very rare antique bronze hotel, reception or table bell.
These bells used to be placed on the counter-top in hotel reception areas, in distinguished residences, as well as in the salon of wealthy homes in order to summon their servants.
France, 19th century.
The bell is made of brass.
The pedestal is made of wood with serene sculpted motif.
Very decorative as well as functional.
In working condition!
Produces a lovely warm chime.
In beautiful, weathered condition with a lovely aged patina, that adds to the charm of this old bell.
Total height = 13.5 cm.
Diameter bell: 8 cm
Pedestal diameter = 9.5 cm
The weight of the piece is 267 grams.
Will be very carefully packaged and sent by registered and insured mail, Colissimo.
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- Hotel bell / Reception bell or table bell
- made of brass and wooden base
- Estimated Period
- Late 19th century
- Country of Origin
- Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes