Call Button in the Shape of a Rose
A gilded metal call button in the shape of a rose (Italian, c. 1900). The middle section within the petals of this gold flower is a button which depresses to call staff for various needs. A cord runs through the stem and extends through the bottom. The underside is stamped "MOD. BREV" (shorthand for modello brevettato, Italian for design patented) and marked with an unidentified signature.
5.75" x 2.75" x 2"
Gift of the Honorable & Mrs. Claiborne Pell, 1996.
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