Table bell

Object Number: 
1954.43
Date: 
1796/97
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 5/8 x 3 1/4 in. ( 14.3 x 8.3 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on the body: "R S" in a rectangle, a lion passant in a chamfered rectangle, a crowned leopard's head in a shield, "A" in a chamfered rectangle, king's head in an oval engraved: front center: "Miller/ 1700" in script
Description: 
Cast and seamed silver George III table bell; bell-shaped base with spun, inscribed rings above the beaded rim and around the handle joint; cast, in two halves, and seamed baluster handle with a beaded ring above the body joint and an applied, turned ball finial; clapper with inscribed ring as and a ball finial hung from a loop below the handle, inside the body; engraved on the front of the body, "Miller/ 1700" in script; maker's marks stamped on one side.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss M. Gertrude Deavenport, in memory of her mother and sister
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group