Vintage Chinoiserie Telephone with Bakelite Receiver

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Gorgeous vintage Chinoiserie Telephone with Bakelite and Brass Receiver. The dialing mechanism and electronics are housed in an ebonized wood box, decorated with carved faux Ivory panels and Oriental Brass bracketry.

Details

  • Place of Origin
    Colonial Hong Kong
  • Date of Manufacture
    20th Century
  • Period
    1940-1949
    Materials and Techniques
    Wood
    Brass
    Bakelite
  • Condition
    Very good original working condition with age to brass commensurate with age.
  • Dimensions
    12 in. H x 10 in. W x 4.25 in. D
    30 cm H x 25 cm W x 11 cm D
  • Seller Location
    San Leandro, CA
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    U0904078264451
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2007

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Located in San Leandro, CA

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