Door knocker

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

19th Century

GUSN

GUSN-180141

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

Descriptive Terms

door knockers
brass (alloy)
Hardware, Door
Knocker
Knocker

Inscription

"HANDMADE / F. ABELA & SONS / MALTA" (stamped)

Maker

F. Abela & Sons (Maker)

Location of Origin

Malta

Object Type

Building Components; Finish Hardware

Dimensions

5 x 1 3/4 x 6 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather

Accession Number

1993.851AB