This lovely piece is a combination teething ring and rattle. It was a very common baby gift in the early to middle part of the last century. It consist of a teething ring made of mother of pearl and a bell shaped rattle made of hallmarked sterling silver.
The bell shaped rattle, is also a birth record. It has been engraved on one side with the child's name, BARBARA. The other shows the date of birth, SEPT. 12, 1930. There is also an engraved pendulum style clock on the front. It is attached to the ring with a belt buckle style ring.
The piece is in fine vintage condition. Please Note: For any desired International shipments, advance approval is required. Out of country shipments, must be by Priority or Express Mail International. Please see my shop terms of sale, which can be found on the right hand side of any page.
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