Here is a fun and unique item to decorate your guest bedroom, sure to put a smile on any weary traveler's face. I've had this for almost two decades, so other than saying it came from France, I can't add any details or history. I'm assuming it was from a ritzy tourist hotel in France. The instructions are easy enough: push once for the sommelier; twice for the maid and three times for valet. This item is delightfully vintage; a little shabby chic. I have not tried to clean it it. The buzzer cap has a hairline crack. At its widest points, the wood plaque is 4.75 by 4.5 inches. The buzzer itself is about 2 inches wide. The electrical cord is just under 6 feet long.