Baby rattle w/bells

Object Number: 
INV.10843
Date: 
1825-1875
Medium: 
Wood, metal, glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 1/4 x 4 x 2 1/2 in. ( 26 x 10.2 x 6.4 cm )
Description: 
Baby rattle with turned wooden handle and finial; end of handle cut to make whistle; two cup-shaped metal units at center filled with beads which rattle when shaken; at top and bottom of cups are eight prongs with small bells suspended from them (one bell missing); bell clappers made of glass beads; one blue glass bead rolls in groove between two cup-shaped units.
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Creative: Tronvig Group