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

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