Hotel bell / Reception bell or table bell - made of brass and wooden base

Description
Hotel bell / Reception bell or table bell - made of brass and wooden base
France - Late 19th century

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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Lot details
Object
Hotel bell / Reception bell or table bell
Material
made of brass and wooden base
Estimated Period
Late 19th century
Country of Origin
France
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
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