Pair of desktop call buttons

Pair of desktop call buttons
Title
Pair of desktop call buttons
Date 
ca. 1915
Medium 
Wood, metal, paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 x 2 1/8 x 2 1/2 in. ( 2.5 x 5.4 x 6.4 cm )
Description 
Pair of desktop one-call push buttons; oak base with metal cover, brown bakelite button to right of window showing number "1".
Credit Line 
Gift of David M. Lutzker
Object Number 
2002.77.4ab
Marks 
stamped: on metal cover: "1872 / EDWARDS" in triangle
Gallery Label 
The "Edwards Directory Push" call buttons were typical of executive offices as well as Park Avenue dining rooms in mid-twentieth century New York.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group