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Shutter Knob

1918.831 (RS242217)

Description

Small metal and glass shutter knob from the dining room of the Harrison Gray Otis House. Crosshatch pattern on metal visible through glass knob front. Attached escutcheon of brass with threaded screw attachment.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1796
Inscriptions
"Shutter knob dinning room / H.G. Otis House" and "4 put back in the Harrison Gray Dining Room" (handwritten)
Associated Building
Original To Harrison Gray Otis House, First House (Boston, Mass.).
Material
glass (material)
metal
Object type
Building Components; Finish Hardware
Descriptive terms
Glass
glass (material)
Handle, Door
Hardware, Door
metal
shutter knobs
Dimensions
1 3/4 (H), 1 3/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1918.831
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
28255
Related Items
Title Shutter Knob Accession number 1933.2062A-D Relationship Matching knobs from shutters in same room.

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