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Designer:
Hector Guimard, (French, 1867–1942)  Search this
Manufacturer:
Maison Cottin, French, active 1894 - 1907  Search this
Medium:
bronze, gold
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 19.7 × 12 × 12 cm (7 3/4 × 4 3/4 × 4 3/4 in.)
Type:
metalwork
Decorative Arts
doorbell pull
Object Name:
doorbell pull
Made in:
France
Date:
1910–1913
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Slightly asymmetric free form composed of extended and knotted scrolls emerging from the general mass to fairly high relief. A high central projection leads organically into the scrolled handle of the bell mechanism which lies behind the fixture. Screwed to two shaped wood mounts.
Credit Line:
Gift of Mme. Hector Guimard
Accession Number:
1948-114-5
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq477e9cfe0-2c9d-43f1-8c8b-cfe4699f9244
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1948-114-5