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Doorbell Surround, ca. 1895

This is a Doorbell surround. It was made by Gustav Gurschner. It is dated ca. 1895 and we acquired it in 2013. Its medium is cast bronze. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Penelope Hunter-Stiebel and Gerald G. Stiebel. It is credited Gift of Gerald G. Stiebel and Penelope Hunter-Stiebel.

Its dimensions are

Frame H x W x D: 17.8 x 7.9 x 4.4 cm (7 in. x 3 1/8 in. x 1 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Gurschner, depose

Cite this object as

Doorbell Surround, ca. 1895; Made by Gustav Gurschner ; cast bronze; Frame H x W x D: 17.8 x 7.9 x 4.4 cm (7 in. x 3 1/8 in. x 1 3/4 in.); Gift of Gerald G. Stiebel and Penelope Hunter-Stiebel; 2013-49-28

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