We estimate that this hardware may be more than 150 years old. These door knobs also came in a wide variety of glass shapes, although what we see most often. If you're looking for a hard to find hardware pattern or can't find the match to your lamp shade, we'd be happy to tell you if we have it, seen it, or know where you could get it. Below, in the Saxon Tower in Oxford one finds this historic door that was the entrance to the Bocardo Prison cell from which Archbishop Thomas Crammer and Bishops Hugh Latimer and Nicholas Ridley, the Oxford Martyrs were led to their death by being burned at the stake in 155 and 1556. Many clock makers and companies put their names directly on the dial and on the movement. Our second photo below of door latch and locking hardware, also from the Justin Smith Morrill house most-likely date from two different epochs, with the cast-iron locking door latch added later. We'll contact you with the quote within 48 hours in most cases.Next
But some of the most common things to look at first are usually the most helpful. A magnificent French antique furniture cabinet front made of hand carved walnut wood. Carson Dunlop Associates' provides extensive home inspection education and report writing material. Left: Lodge cast iron skillet circa 1960s — 1983. A review of the history of iron work in Australia can be informative in understanding what form of metal objects might have appeared in different decades. Sometimes, however, the dial may have the name of a retailer, or other special name that was requested by the customer. A wooden peg in a loop of rope was good enough in most cases—if you could afford to get fancy, you might install a metal hook and eye.Next
Twist on egg-shaped glass knob Carved octagonal glass knob Mercury glass doorknob with a twist-on base 1920's - Everybody Loves Me It was really the 1920's that saw glass door knobs in a huge percentage of homes. The glass came in hexagonal, round, and even some more unusual shapes such as egg shaped or faceted spheres. Additionally, this is really when we see all those unusual, creative glass shapes all but disappear. Is there a ridge that goes all the way to the outer wall of the pan? Another thing to notice is the style of the clock. I found them in the basement of a house I just bought. This has the plus side of being very secure and the downside of being very hard to remove.Next
The top half can be opened while the bottom half remains closed. Being granted access to a door or receiving keys to a door can have unique importance. This skillet, in excellent condition, can be worth thousands of dollars. Glass doorknobs were produced widely for over 50 years! The spirit of Hippo Hardware is to rejoice in the individual, the unique, and the original. You can post your clock here for other visitors to see.
All these items have dates and companies that used them along with the years they were in use. These panels are in good antique condition with only a few minor nicks and scratches. There are also very knowledgeable and passionate long-time collectors out there who have a vast amount of information about vintage and antique cast iron cookware. Octagonal glass slip on door knob 1910's - Breaking into the Mainstream The first twist-on door knob came out right about 1915, give or take a few years. If, on the other hand, you just want help identifying one or two clocks you happen to have, post it here.Next
The carving is very deep and three dimensional. Here are a few from our inventory. We also provide a to this topic, or you can try the page top or bottom as a quick way to find information you need. The carving is very deep and three dimensional: notice the fine detail in the man with the Falcon. Doors are usually endowed symbolically with ritual purposes. Our plumbing department will coordinate refinishing with local companies.Next
Antique or vintage front doors can be panel doors which can be simple yet stately or they can be innately carved. The round ring and cotter key look to me to have been fabricated out of iron and possibly copper or brass for the pin. This building, originally used to store silver mined from the surrounding hills of this once secret and difficult to access village, now functions as a hotel. All communications occur between the buyer and the antique dealer, Sellingantiques Ltd is not involved or responsible for terms of sale. This is an overview; there are many ins and outs and exceptions, of course. We can help you add some historical interest to your next interior design or home improvement project! Your information may be shared with third parties in order to provide you these materials.
A more common unmarked Griswold line is Griswold Iron Mountain pans. Clicking any of the photos at this website will display a larger, higher resolution image. Please take a close look at the photos. Is there any way that I can tell how old they are please? If these visitors have knowledge of your clock, they can post comments about it here. Look for hammer marks and surface or shape irregularities beyond those ascribed to rust or corrosion or usage-wear that may be from having been worked by hand tools such as a hammer. This Renaissance style deep carved furniture part dates to the 19th century.Next