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frog doorbell cover

by Rosalie Sherman
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  • the story

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Bring whimsy and smiles to your front porch with this hand-cast bronze doorbell cover. Handmade in Pennsylvania by artist Rosalie Sherman.

Includes a gold-rimmed doorbell push button and two brass screws for assembly/mounting.

  • details
Handmade
Item ID
19180
Made from
gold plate, bronze
Measurements
2" L x 2.6" W x 1" D; doorbell button: 13/16" dia.
  • the maker

Rosalie Sherman

Could it be that "Dogs Playing Poker" was the seminal work of art that made Rosalie Sherman want to be an artist? Or was it the movie "A Horse's Mouth" starring Alec Guinness as a painter seeing every wall as his canvas. Whatever the reason, Rosalie pursued her dream. She graduated Philadelphia College of Art in the '60s and has spent the following decades exploring a variety of materials: wood, fabric, steel, aluminum, clay and now pewter and bronze.

After she became an Artist in Residence at Artpark in 1981, where she made a 12-1/2 foot tall "Doghouse" (a bull terrier out of lumber and aluminum siding), Rosalie spent the next 15 years making site-specific public sculptures. She has made sculptures/benches for parks in Pennsylvania, animal seating for a subway stop in Boston, dog and cat sculptures for the front of a county animal shelter in Florida, play sculptures for a children's hospital in Oregon and benches and sculptures for schools in Maryland.

Now, she's turned her attention to everyday surroundings, making affordable sculptures for the home. In her studio outside of Philadelphia, she creates hooks that are giraffes and penguins, knobs of dogs named Bob and a myriad of animals and people you could hang your hat on, literally.

It pleases Rosalie to know her little cast of characters are opening cabinets and holding brooms in the homes around the world.

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FROG DOORBELL COVER
 
4.8

(based on 9 reviews)

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Pros

  • Attractive (9)
  • Unique (8)
  • Durable (4)

Cons

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  • Gifts (6)
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4.0

Unique gift

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from Tacoma, WA

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Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Unique

Cons

  • A little small

Best Uses

  • Gifts
  • Outdoors

Comments about FROG DOORBELL COVER:

It was a gift for the difficult to shop for. He loved it. It was a little smaller than I expected, but good quality. And it came with the a new doorbell, so that was a bonus.

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  • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
  • Birthday

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5.0

excellent gift idea

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from ca

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Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Durable
  • Unique

Cons

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    • Gifts

    Comments about FROG DOORBELL COVER:

    best part is "made in the USA" !

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    5.0

    This was a gift..my daughter loved it...

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    from Florida

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    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Unique

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Front Door
      • Outdoors

      Comments about FROG DOORBELL COVER:

      delivery was speedy...it is a very attractive object

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      5.0

      Lovely!

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      from Colona Il.

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      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Unique

      Cons

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        • Gifts

        Comments about FROG DOORBELL COVER:

        Doorbell cover...
        everything about it was great!

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        4.0

        Great craftmanship, original

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        from Boston, MA

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        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Durable
        • Original
        • Unique

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Garden shed
          • Gifts
          • Outdoors

          Comments about FROG DOORBELL COVER:

          I purchased the item for a friend who teaches science and has many animals in her classrooms including frogs. She has installed it and loves it. She gets great comments from friends when they visit.

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          5.0

          so cute

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          from CA

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          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Unique

          Cons

          • could be larger

          Best Uses

          • Outdoors

          Comments about FROG DOORBELL COVER:

          It looks great on our front door. I think it is very cute and fun.

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          5.0

          The best [$] home improvement ever!

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          from Seattle, WA

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          • Attractive Design
          • Unique

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            • Gifts
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            Comments about FROG DOORBELL COVER:

            I smile every time I walk up to my front door. This doorbell was easy to install and looks great - heavy casting and fun detail - it is a whimsical addition to my new home and I love it!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            A different sort of welcome.

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            from Charlottesville, VA

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            Pros

            • Attractive Design
            • Bright
            • Durable
            • Unique

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                Comments about FROG DOORBELL COVER:

                This welcoming doorbell is sure to have your guests smiling when you answer the door. It is solid and obviously handcrafted-letting folks know you take your humor seriously!

                Service and delivery comments:

                Prompt delivery, intact product.

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                • No

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                5.0

                Great Item

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                from Tampa, Fla

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                Pros

                • Attractive Design
                • Durable
                • Easy To Assemble

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Gifts
                  • Outdoors

                  Comments about FROG DOORBELL COVER:

                  Was going to give it as a gift but seeing it now I think I will keep for myself. Would buy again!

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                  • Single Female
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes

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