Architectural Antiques in Washington, DC

Opened in 1981, The Brass Knob Architectural Antiques is Washington D C’s premier dealer in architectural artifacts and vintage house parts. The main focus of the store is selling authentic American antique, vintage, and previously owned architectural details for both residential and commercial restorations, renovations, and to add interest and charm to new construction. The majority of the items on display date from 1870-1940.

The store and the on line store stock authentic antique hardware, vintage hardware, antique lighting and vintage lighting, including antique chandeliers, vintage wall sconces, vintage table and floor lamps, antique fireplace mantels and vintage fireplace equipment, antique stained and decorative glass, including antique beveled glass and antique leaded glass panels. Incorporated in the extensive inventory is vintage ironwork, antique ironwork, antique decorative tiles and other unique American architectural artifacts. Many of these antique items are one of a kind. The merchandise encompasses variety of styles including Georgian, Colonial Revival, Victorian Rococo, Victorian Eastlake, Mission, Art Nouveau, Arts and Crafts and Art Deco.

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The Brass Knob has an on line architectural antique store, which includes an on line antique hardware store and an on line antique lighting store, an on line antique stained glass store, and an on line antique ironwork store, an online antique tile store, as well as an on line vintage store that features many other distinctive items. Through the on line antique store, the Brass Knob sells antique house parts all over the country. Shipping depends upon the items, but the staff is happy to provide shipping quotes on any of the many unique items. The on line store highlights a large variety of all categories of architectural antiques, but because new inventory arrives daily, customers should send requests if they do not see the item in which they are interested. Please come for a visit or click here to contact us online.

The Brass Knob
Architectural Antiques, Inc. 2311 18th Street NW Washington, DC 20009
Tel 202-332-3370

Hours of Operation:
Monday | Saturday
10:30am to 6:00pm
Sunday: Noon to 5:00pm
Nationwide Shipping 202-332-3370