Relic

Title:
Relic
Date: 
1890-1940
Medium: 
Metal, ceramic
Dimensions: 
4 x 6 x 3 in.
Description: 
A metal handle, with a white ceramic central disk attached to a rotating handle embossed with flourishes, diamonds and circles with a white ceramic knob for gripping. A tiny bicycle link chain hanging from the back indicates that this was probably an elevator operator's handle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number: 
2002.1.3511
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group