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Doorknob With Keyhole Cover

Description

White semi-vitrified clay body with colorless glaze. Underglaze deep blue (almost “Flow blue”) meandering worm design, outlined in gilt over-glaze decoration. Round doorknobs with circular collars and matching key hole covers.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.).
Material
gilding
porcelain
Object type
Building Components; Finish Hardware
Descriptive terms
Doorknob
doorknobs
Gilded
gilding
Hardware, Door
porcelain
Porcelain
Accession Number
1970.669.2
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret Carson Holt
GUSN
64551

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