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Door knocker

Description

Brass plated iron doorknocker (A) molded in the form of a dolphin. Circular brass plated extension with cylindrical finial at back (B) has screws that attach the fixture to the door. B is section of the door knocker that is tapped when knocking.

Details

Maker
F. Abela & Sons (Maker)
Date
19th Century
Inscriptions
"HANDMADE / F. ABELA & SONS / MALTA" (stamped)
Location of origin
Malta
Material
brass (alloy)
Object type
Building Components; Finish Hardware
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
door knockers
Hardware, Door
Knocker
Dimensions
5 x 1 3/4 x 6 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1993.851AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather
GUSN
180141

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