Mirror knob

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1790-1820

GUSN

GUSN-24853

Description

Oval form w/ gilt brass surround w/ beaded edge enclosing an enameled medallion w/ in grisaille decoration of tree and fortified bridge on white background. Round tapered shaft w/ knop at circular termination. Screw end. Used as a curtain tieback in the late 19th century.

Details

Descriptive Terms

knobs (handles)
mirrors
brass (alloy)
enameling
Brass
Enameled
KNOB, MIRROR

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

2 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman

Accession Number

1985.155