Russian Enamel

Electrical desktop bell

    Electrical desktop bell

    Russia, St. Petersburg


    "Adler and Co" gold and silverware workshop

    Silver, enamel, ornamental stones; gilding, enamel over guilloche, forge-rolling

    Diameter 4.8 cm

    Marks: "АА" (?); tee of St.Petersburg District Assay office for 1908-1917; alloy number "88"


    Electrical desktop bell of round shape, with a call button - of dark yellowish-orange color cabochon. The surface of the stepped bell case with rounded edges is decorated with two types of guilloche ornament and covered with white transparent (so-called "oyster") enamel. Gold-plated stripes of forge-rolled patterns emphasize the bottom and upper part of the bell case. The decor is in the Neo-classical style.