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A SILVERED METAL DOORBELL
A SILVERED METAL DOORBELL

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A SILVERED METAL DOORBELL DESIGNED BY HECTOR GUIMARD, CIRCA 1900 the curved square organic form rising with creases to centrepoint enclosing pushbell, on similarly-shaped wooden mount bell section 6cm. x 5.3cm., 2.8cm. high
Literature
Guimard, Réunion des Musées Nationaux, Paris, 1992, p.150, plate 17 for illustration of this bell surround.

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This model was used by Guimard over a fifteen year period. many of the apartments in the blocks on the rue Gros, rue La Fontaine and rue Agar were fitted with this model of doorbell.

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