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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

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#6436F  Cast iron 3 piece fireback with an all-over cross hatch and raised dot pattern.  Center panel has a crack.  Center panel measures 25 1/2″W x 29 3/4″H;  side panels measure 15″W x 29 3/4″H each.  ca.1895

$295 as is - SOLD

#6563F  Figural cast iron fireplace summer cover.  20 1/8″W x 22 1/2″H  ca.1890

$215

#6771F  Aesthetic cast iron 3 piece fireback with an all-over daisy pattern.  Center panel measures 25″W x 30″H;  side panels measure 15″W x 30″H each.  ca.1885

$415

#6951F  Solid oak and tiger oak mantel with stained to match composition capitals and ornamentation. Original beveled glass mirror.  Great condition.  60″W x 78″H x 10 3/4″D (Overall);  35 1/2″W x 34 3/4″H (Firebox).  ca.1900

$895

#6923F(C)  A magnificent pair of large polished brass and wrought iron andirons.  25″H x 10″W x 20″D  ca.1885

$1295 pair

#6803F  Contemporary fireplace mantel painted white.  Two available.  1.  57 1/4″W x 46 3/4″H (overall); 40 1/2″W x 38 1/2H (firebox):  2.  56 1/2″W x 46 1/2″H (overall);  40 1/2″W x 39 1/2″H (firebox).

$135 each

Brass plated cast iron bracket.  Possibly for antique glass fire extinguisher.  6 3/4″Diam. x 10″Deep.

$125

#6873F  This is the best carved cherry mantel we have ever had.  Renaissance in style with carved foliate frieze, full columns, the original beveled glass mirror and the original rich reddish brown finish.  61 1/4″W x 97 1/4″H x 13″D …

$3795

#6817U(C)  Figural cast iron coal hod / scuttle with a partial brass plating.  Markings “Corneau Freres A Charleville Ardennes”    21″D x 14 1/2″W x 12 1/2″H  (reproduction)

$295

#6920F  Pristine oak mantel with a deeply foliate scroll carved center panel on the frieze and a beautiful finish.  61 1/2″W x 48″H (overall);  41 1/2″W x 35 1/2″H (firebox).  ca.1890

$965 - SOLD

#6932F  Small 19th century painted pine mantel with beaded frieze and reeded brackets.   48″W x 47 1/2″H x 8 1/2″D (overall);  31″W x 38″H (firebox).   ca.1890

$295

Three piece Fleur De Lis pattern fireback.  Center panel measures 25 1/2″W x 30″H:  each side panel measures 15″W x 30″H.  Center panel has an old crack that has been well repaired from the back.  ca.1890

$315 - SOLD

#6634F(C)  Ornate floral cast iron fireplace surround.  24 3/4″W x 30 3/4″H (overall);  20″W x 26″H (firebox).  Attached cast iron coal grate sold separately for $55.  ca.1890

$225-surround; 55 coal grate

#6839F(C)  Pair of exceptional English polished brass fire tool rests.  10 1/2″W x 18″H x 9″D (each)

$795 pair - SOLD

#6935F  Large Classical Revival painted mantel with a figural and reeded frieze, egg and dart panelled legs and acanthus moulded firebox surround.  87 1/2″W x 59 1/2″H x 10 1/2″D (overall);  59″W x 45″H (firebox).  ca.1915

$815

#6935F  Large Classical Revival painted mantel with a figural and reeded frieze and legs.  91″W x 59″H x 12 1/2″D (overall);  57 3/4″W x 46″H (firebox).  ca.1915

$845

#6620F Pierced cast iron fireplace summer cover without surround. 21 1/2″W x 27 1/2″H ca.1890

$335

#6747H  Fantastic large oak Arts and Crafts mantel with hinged top seats for storage either side.  71:W x 88″H x 16″D (overall);  35 1/2″W x 42″H (firebox).  ca.1910  (some losses at base).

$1295

#6958F  Copper washed wrought steel faux summer cover and surround (all one piece).  24 1/2″W x 30 1/2″H (overall);  20″W x 25 1/2″H non-removable summer cover area.  ca.1900

$395

#6889F  Amazing deeply cast figural 3 piece cast iron fireback depicting Neptune, Poseidon, dragon slayer?   Center panel measures 25″W x 29 1/2″H;  side panels measure 15″W x 29 1/2″H each.  ca.1890  Right side piece has bottom inside chip.

$1195 - SOLD

#6932F  Large 19th century painted oak mantel with foliate frieze and full column legs with Corinthian capitals.   60″W x 66″H x 11″D (overall);  41 1/2″W x 38″H (firebox).   ca.1890

$595 - SOLD

#6925U(C)  Long English walnut overmantel / buffet mirror with three original beveled glass mirrors.  92 3/4″L x 24″H  ca.1900

$735

#6806F  Three piece cast iron fireback, deeply 3 dimensional, with a copyright.  Marked “Louisville Ky 1887  Peerless Mfg. Co.”   Sides measure 12 3/4″W x 30″H;  center measures 20 3/4″W x 30″H

$435 - SOLD

#6441F  Decorative cast iron fireplace surround (painted).  32 3/4″W x 33 1/2″H (overall);  23″W x 29 1/2″H (firebox opening).  ca.1890

$245

#6945F  Painted rustic Victorian mantel with bracketed mantel shelf, scalloped entablature and reeded pilaster legs.  50″W x 48″H x 8″D (overall);  33 12″W x 38″H (firebox).  ca.1890

$385

#4716F  Cast iron 3 piece fireback with an all-over fish scale leaf pattern.  Right hand panel has been repaired.  Center panel measures 27″W x 32 1/4″H;  side panels measure 15″W x 32 1/4″H each.  ca.1895

$195 as is

6347F  Heavily carved oak overmantel mirror frame with candle shelves and the original beveled glass mirror.  60″W x 39 1/2″H  ca.1890

$795

#6602F  Decorative cast iron stove panel with curved ends and mounting hooks.  20 1/4″W x 8 1/4″H x 2″D  ca.1900

$185

Aesthetic cast iron 3 piece fireback with an all-over sunflower pattern.  Center panel measures 19 1/2″W x 29 1/2″H;  side panels measure 15″W x 28 1/2″H each.  ca.1885

$435

#6436F Three piece cast iron fireback with embossed floral and bird design. 25″W x 30″H (center panel); 15 1/2″W x 30″H (side panels). ca.1885

$845

#6145U Painted octagonal terra cotta chimney pot. (Some minor damage). 30 1/2″H x 12 1/2″W ca.1900

$295

#6236F Set of “hammered” iron firetools (some rust) including shovel, broom, poker and stand. 31 1/2″H

$165 set - SOLD

#6236F Pair of 19th century turned brass weighted firetool rests. 8 1/2″W x 3 1/8″D x 6 1/2″H

$335

#4361F Pierced brass foliate design fireplace fender with brass backed piercing. (Some losses to pierced work). 53″W x 15″D x 8″H

$795

#5154F Low brass fireplace fender with decorative cast brass corners and center. 51″W c 15″D x 3 1/2″H ca.1910

$245 - SOLD

#6419F Three piece cast iron fireback with Classical torch and wreath design. 25″W x 29 3/4″H (center panel); 15″W x 29 3/4″H (side panels). ca.1890

$415

#6436F Three piece cast iron fireback with unusual Aesthetic spiral dot design. 25 1/2″W x 30″H (center panel); 15″W x 30″H (side panels). ca.1880

$745 - SOLD

#6236F Brass fire tool set including stand, tongs, poker, shovel and broom. 26″H

$195 set

#4933F Cast iron tool stand with “Alaska” cast across pan. 11″W x 17″H

$145

#5747F Heavy cast #5747F Heavy cast brass with lion paw feet. 6 1/2″W x 8 1/2″H x 7 1/2″D c.1890 paw feet. 6 1/2″W x 8 1/2″H x 7 1/2″D c.1890

$295 - SOLD

#5154F Low brass fireplace fender with decorative cast brass corners. 40″W c 14″D x 3″H ca.1910

$225

#4384F Pair of cast iron andirons marked B&H (Bradley and Hubbard). Andirons have new replacement dogs. 14″H x 9″W x 15 1/2″D c.1880

$565 pr

#5908F Pair of cast iron andirons cast to look hand hammered. 18″H x 8 1/4″W x 18 1/2″D (Second identical but smaller pair; 16″H; available @ $135)

$135 pr. - SOLD

Steel Fireplace Surround. 30 1/2″W x 30 1/2″H (overall); 27 7/8″W x 29″H (firebox) ca.1910

$125

Three piece cast iron fireback with a floral diamond grid design. 24″W x 29 1/2″H (center panel); 12″W x 29 1/2″H (side panels). ca.1890

$445 - SOLD

Three piece cast iron fireback with a geometric design. 25″W x 29 1/2″H (center panel); 12″W x 29 1/2″H (side panels). ca.1880

$445 - SOLD

Decorative cast iron gas fireplace insert (unrestored). Labeled “Humphrey Radiant Fire No 65 Patented”. 20 1/2″W x 19 1/4″H x 8″D ca.1900

$165 as is

#6561F Cast iron fireplace surround and steel summer cover with Art Nouveau female portrait medallion with flowing hair and circled by trailing daisys. All retaining a beautiful original burnished copper wash finish. 30 1/2″W x 30 1/4″H (overall); 24″W x 25″H (firebox). ca.1910

$895 - SOLD

Decorative black and brass plated cast iron gas fireplace insert (unrestored). Labeled “Humphrey Radiant Fire Patented”. 23 1/2″W x 21 1/4″H x 11″D ca.1900

$165 as is

#5323F Decorative cast Bronze Fireplace Surround (right hand finial missing). 30 1/2″W x 30 1/2″H (overall); 26 1/4″W x 27″H (firebox) ca.1890

$395 - SOLD

#6598I Pair of cast iron panelled cornstalk panels. each measures 11″W x 26″H ca.1890

$125 pair - SOLD

#6620F Pierced cast iron fireplace summer cover without surround. 19 3/4″W x 28 3/4″H ca.1890

$335 - SOLD

#5985F Pair of ornate nickel plated cast brass chenets (lacking fire dogs). 7″W x 13″H

$235 pair

#6437F(C) Cast iron fireplace stove insert completely refurbished as display only. Marked “SEXTON GRAND HEATER BALTIMORE STOVE” and “THE S.B.SEXTON STOVE CO. B.MD.” 32″W x 38″H overall.

$2,295

#6441F Cast brass fire tool stand depicting a tall ship named “Don Fernando”. 15″W x 46″H ca.1920

$385 - SOLD

#6441F Pair of brass firetool rests with ram’s heads. 6 1/2″W x 10″H x 8 1/2″D ca.1910

$265 pair

#6467F Pair of ornate cast brass chenets with fire dogs. 7″W x 13″H x 16″D

$335 pair - SOLD

#5842F Cherry overmantel with stick and ball design, carved ribbons, and centered carved grotesque, large central beveled mirror flanked by shelves and smaller beveled mirrors. 60 1/2″W x 36 1/2″H c.1890

$1,295

#6491F Clean lined partially painted cherry mantel. 54″W x 44 1/2″H x 10″D (overall); 35 1/2″W x 34″H (firebox). ca.1890

$725

#5532F Cherry stained poplar mantel. 60″W x 73 1/2″H x 10 1/2″D (overall); 40″W x 35 1/2″H (firebox) c.1890

$1,595

5151F Spool turned spindles, incised and spoon carved pediment. c.1900

$395

#6427F Highly unique Arts and Crafts library desk mantel; all original. Solid oak with a beautiful original old finish, original leaded glass doors and the original “leatherette” canvas backing behind the pickets. A truly stunning piece. 60 1/4″W x 74 1/2″H x 13 1/2″D ca.1910

$3,295

#6211F Large early Classic American mantel with elegantly simple carved single board entablature flanked by well proportioned Doric columns on plinth bases. 82″W x 52″H x 10″D (overall); 54″W x 39″H (firebox). ca.1840

$1,895

#6491F Beautifully proportioned Federal Style mantel with fluted pilasters and entablature. 92″W x 57 1/2″H x 6 3/4″D (overall); 63″W x 41″H (firebox) ca.1915

$1,095

#5650F Stripped and ready to install oak mantel with overmantel, candle stands and beveled mirror. 60 1/2″W x 78 1/2″H (overall); 41 1/2″W x 36″H (firebox). ca.1895

$1,895

#5873F Reeded 3/4 columns flanking a foliate carved frieze with unusual basketweave corner clusters (lacking mirror). 60″W x 76″H x 13 1/2″D (overall); 41 1/4″W x 35 3/4″H (firebox. c.1890

$2,495

#1171F2 Turn of the century poplar mantel with overmantel mirror, stripped and ready for installation. 56 1/2″W x 67″H x 9″D (overall); 36 1/2″W x 33 1/2″H (firebox) ca.1900

$665 - SOLD

#6350F Gorgeous, elegant Federal style black marble mantel with gold veining. Has some old reparable clean breaks only on secondary pieces. Fitted white solid marble hearth included. 74″W x 52″H x 12″D (overall); 38 1/4″W x 29″H (firebox).

$8,695

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Sunday: Noon to 5:00pm

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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