Doorknob

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1861

GUSN

GUSN-31243

Description

Pair of knobs - glass tops and silver bases? - with naval scenes cast in. (One glass top and scene missing.) Brass escutcheons; one nickel-plated. Knobs set screwed to iron spindle. All with wood display block (in place of door).

Details

Descriptive Terms

doorknobs
brass (alloy)
casting (process)
glass (material)
iron (metal)
nickel (metal)
plate (material)
painting (coating)
silver (metal)
wood (plant material)
ships
Glass
Brass
Silver
Painted
Slip Cast
Ship
Nickel
Iron
DOORKNOB

Maker

Day, Edmund (Patent holder)

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

2.375 (diameter) (inches)

Accession Number

1927.110