Shutter Knob

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1796

GUSN

GUSN-28255

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

Descriptive Terms

shutter knobs
glass (material)
metal
Hardware, Door
Handle, Door
Glass
Handle, Door

Inscription

"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.),

Related Items

Title Shutter Knob Accession Number 1933.2062A-D

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Components; Finish Hardware

Dimensions

1 3/4 (H), 1 3/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1918.831