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Object Timeline

1930

  • Work on this object began.

1940

  • Work on this object ended.

1991

  • We acquired this object.

2013

2020

  • You found it!

Table Bell (USA), ca. 1935

This is a table bell. It was manufactured by Chase Brass & Copper Co.. It is dated ca. 1935 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is chrome-plated metal, bakelite. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mel Byars. It is credited Gift of Mel Byars.

Its dimensions are

Overall: 8.3 x 5 diameter cm (3 1/4 x 1 15/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Table Bell (USA), ca. 1935; Manufactured by Chase Brass & Copper Co. (United States); chrome-plated metal, bakelite; Overall: 8.3 x 5 diameter cm (3 1/4 x 1 15/16 in.); Gift of Mel Byars; 1991-59-92

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