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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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#5857L  Hexagonal hammered iron lantern pendant with replacement textured glass panels.  30 1/2″L x 8″W  ca.1930

$695

#2847L  Polished brass gas / electric chandelier.  Two bare gas jets up (not functional) and two electric shades down.  Period moulded stippled glass shades.  33″L x 17″W  ca.1900

$525

#6813L  Art Deco pendant light with period painted brass fitter and scalloped white glass shade with an unusual Greek key clear lens.  ca.1930;  33″L x 10″W

$795

#6815L  Early mixed metal two light gasolier with hand blown etched shades.  38″L x 26″W  ca.1865

$1895

#6304L Classical Revival heavy moulded glass bowl with urn and swag motifs. 30″L x 14″W ca.1920

$945

#6909L  Bronze pendant lamp with the original crackle glass cylinder.  33 1/2″L x 7″Diam.  ca.1910

$895

#5910L  Stenciled Art Deco globe with a heavy moulded clear glass lens on a period black brass fitter.  33″L x 11″W  ca.1930

$895 - SOLD

#4362L  Superior 3 arm Aesthetic brass and bronze gasolier (electrified) with period etched gas shades.  32″L x 38″W  ca.1870

$2495

Large porcelain fitter flush mount with large period school house globe.  11″L x 14″W  ca.1920

$325

#6792L  Elegant simplicity in this cast brass six light chandelier marked “Germany”.  Retaining its original dark patina.  33″L x 26″W  ca.1920

$695 - SOLD

#6324L  Polished brass 3 gas / 3 electric chandelier (electrified) with ornate foliate castings and period etched shades.  45″Long x 26″W  ca.1900

$3095

#6687L  Five arm crystal chandelier with ruby flash glass cut to clear.  29″L x 18″W  mid 20th century

$895

#6782L  Heavy solid brass 6 light Renaissance style chandelier.  42 1/2″L x 20″W  ca.1915

$1595

#6792L  Signed Bradley and Hubbard pierced copper lantern with multi-color glass jewels.  Lantern itself measures 14″L x 9 1/2″W plus the chain.  ca.1890

$795

#6792L  Sophisticated Victorian four light brass gasolier (electrified) with acanthus castings and large fleur de lis cast gas keys and period ribbed and scalloped etched glass shades.  42″L x 28″W  ca.1880

$2495

#5734L  Manhattan style Art Deco chandelier.  The original nickel and brass frame with frosted glass panels (center also lights up).  34″L x 18″W  ca.1930

$1845

#6898L  Five light copper and brass Art Nouveau chandelier with 5 beautiful period aurene glass shades.  36″L x 18″W  ca.1910

$2295

#6851L  Original 1890 electric light manufactured by W.C. Vosburgh Company, Brooklyn, New York.  Gilt brass with a swirled opalescent glass shade.  37 1/4″L x 7 1/2″W

$895 - SOLD

#6051L  Highly unusual wrought iron gasolier (electrified) with milk glass center shade.  56″L x 36″W  ca.1880

$1895 - SOLD

#6741L(C)  Polished brass French Art Deco 5 light chandelier profusely hung with glass straw prisms.  42″L x 19″W  ca.1930

$1695

#6177L  Brass gas harp (electrified) with a beautiful period etched cylinder shade and hung with spear tip prisms.  30″L x 9 1/2″W  ca.1880

$695

#6804L  Elegantly simple Welsbach three light gasolier with Greek key etched frosted globes.  32″L x 23″W  ca.1890

$1395 - SOLD

#4959L  Beaux Arts 5 light chandelier with heavy cast brass frame of acanthus leaves.  Having unusual period etched glass shades.  24″L x 15″W  ca.1915

$1145

#6909L  Prism cascade chandelier with a nickel plated brass frame and canopy and having four tiers of U-drop prisms.  27″Long x 11″Wide  ca.1920

$695 - SOLD

#6885L(C)  Exceptional cast bronze French three light chandelier.  Phenomenal hand chased castings of serpents, dolphins, lions, cast bronze rods in the forms of fabric cord and leather straps.  The whole retaining an amazing rich dark patina.  Three period swirl opal …

$4795

Mid century striated smokey glass icosahedron globe in a new chrome plated fitter.  9″Long x 7″Wide overall.

$225

#6772L  Arts and Crafts pendant with painted steel frame and the original slag glass panels (3 available).  ca.1920

$155 each

#6863L  Art Deco 5 light slip shade chandelier with center lens.  Original golden amber slip shades and matching lens.  27″L x 18″W  ca.1930

$1165

#6860L(C)  Victorian kerosene (electrified) hanging “Library” lamp with brass frame and the original pressed glass font and white glass shade.  27″L x 14″W  ca.1880

$395

#6842L  Brass gas harp (electrified) with a period stencil etched cylinder shade.  35″Long x 7 1/2″Wide  ca.1890

$695

#6787L  Delicate chrome and brass prism hung 6 light Art Deco chandelier.  31″L x 17 1/2″W  ca.1930

$745

#5252L  Large hexagonal Art Deco lantern pendant with a brass frame and glue chip glass panels.  48″L (total); 20″L (lantern) x 10″W  ca.1930

$895

#6804L  Three light gasolier with brass frame retaining its original finish and 3 delicate period etched glass shades.  44″L x 24″W  ca.1880

$1495

Large leaded glass dome light 22″Diameter x 13″L (shade); 44″L (total).  mid 20th cent.

$245

#6821L  Beautiful, colorful and heavy chunk glass bowl hanging from a brass 3 chain cluster and canopy.  25″L x 10″Diameter.

$1695

#4287L  Gray textured steel fitter with large holophane shade.  13 1/2″L x 15 1/4″Diameter.  ca.1920  (2 available)

$465 each - BOTH SOLD

#6804L  Elegant 3 light gasolier (electrified) retaining the original patina.  32″L x 14″W  ca.1890

$895 - SOLD

5709L  Six arm frosted cut to clear crystal gasolier (electrified) with nickel plated frame and absolutely perfectly matched frosted cut to clear period glass shades and prism hung. 52″ long x 34″ wide  ca.1880

$8395

#6281L  Polished brass canopy and 6″ fitter with a 13″Diameter period schoolhouse globe.  ca.1920

$335

#3233L   “Radio City” high style Art Deco cast brass chandelier.  36″L x 20″W  ca.1930

$795

#6940L(C)   Item Description: Cast brass gothic chandelier retaining the original finish and the original mica panels plus three matching wall sconces (priced separately).     Item Dimensions: 23″L x 14″Diam.  Sconces measure 11 1/2″L x 5″W.     ca.1915

$885 chandelier; 595 pair of sconces; 295 single sconce.

#6913L  Wrought steel cottage style pendant lantern with slag glass panels.  21″L x 11 1/2″W (corner to corner).  ca.1900

$495

Arts and Crafts hanging lantern.  Painted steel frame with the original slag glass panels (1 cracked).  ca.1925

$465

Opal glass globe pendant with Classical motifs on a brass fitter and canopy.  22″L x 8″W  Globe ca.1915.

$345 - SOLD

#2847L  Silverplated brass flush mount with a period prismatic shade (2 available).  8″Long  ca.1915

$165 each

#6822L  Brass flush mount ring with a school house shade with a brass finial.  13″L x 12″W  ca.1920

$335

#6841L  Chain hung dark brass ring with the original frosted star wheel cut to clear glass bowl.  23″L x 12″W  ca.1915

$385 - SOLD

Painted brass fitter with a heavy ribbed globe.  32″L x 14″W  ca.1925

$595 - SOLD

#6898L  Polished brass 5 light Champion style chandelier with period Carnival glass shades.  40″L x 21″W  ca.1925

$745

#5008L  Grand scale Classical Revival Chandelier.  Amazing detailed gilt brass castings of acanthus,  laurel leaves with berries, cartouche castings, and the whole hung with prisms.  40″W x 50″L  ca.1915

$17,500

Duplicate listing for:  #5008L  Grand scale Classical Revival Chandelier.  Amazing detailed gilt brass castings of acanthus,  laurel leaves with berries, cartouche castings, and the whole hung with prisms.  40″W x 50″L  ca.1915

$17,500

#6848L  French Art Deco mixed metal linear pendant with the original glass lens, paper label on crystal marked “Crystal Sevres”.  37″L x 36″W x 8″D  ca.1930

$1595 - SOLD

Antique milk glass disk with a vintage porcelain turn key socket, replacement twisted fabric cord and brass canopy.  30″L (can be shortened) x 10″Diam. disk.  (two available) ca.1920

$295 each - BOTH SOLD

#6928L(C)  Large original period bell jar (electrified).  Decorative brass fittings with a rare frosted wheel cut to clear shade and blown glass smoke bell.  26″L from top of bell jar to bottom of drop finial.  Chain and canopy add an …

$1145

#6092L  Art Deco pendant with period Deco stepped shade and new brass fitter, canopy and chain.  Shade measures 10″W x 10″L (length is adjustable).  ca.1930

$795 each - ONLY 1 LEFT!

#970L Polished brass two light pendant chandelier with period acid frost shades. 30″L x 19″W ca.1900

$535

#4972L Polished brass fixture with period prismatic holophane glass shades. 19 1/2″L x 14″W c.1915

$595

#6074L Absolutely over the top Victorian 10 light chandelier with an additional 10 non- functioning gas jets. The basic chandelier body is primarily brass retaining a beautiful old patina. Crystal and glass accents abound. Bottom glass bead basket covers a foliate brass background. Central shaft has 3 standing draped female figures. Please e-mail for additional photos, this fixture cannot be properly represented in just one photo! 50″L x 32″W c. 1890

$22,450

#6020L Brass hanging pan fixture retaining the original old patina and with period frosted glass shades. 31 1/2″L x 17″W antique lighting c.1910

$795

#9000L Steel and brass frame hexagonal Gothic lantern with white glass panels (needs rewiring and missing some glass). 46″L (lantern) x 13″W c.1930 (second smaller lantern available @ $695; 38 1/2″ x 11″)

$795 as-is

#6664L Cast bronze Gothic pendant light with the original slag glass panels. 28″L x 5″W ca.1915

$745

Large lighting fixture from the demolished downtown Washington DC Fox Theatre. Heavy cast gilt brass frame with multiple narrow frosted textured glass panels and prism hung. Unrestored and some glass and prism losses. Excellent example of antique lighting.

$6,800 as-is

#2847L Polished brass gas/electric (electrified) Classical chandelier with 2 flame shaped gas nozzles. 33″L x 17″W ca.1900

$625

#6304L Classical Revival heavy moulded glass bowl with acanthus, laurel and bellflower motifs. 32″L x 16″W ca.1920

$1,145

6503L(C) This unique 8-arm crystal fixture has magnificent golden amber glass which is cut to clear to make intricate designs with matching bobeches and rare amber bell pendants. The trailing grape leaf motif adds a perfect decorative touch. The piece also boasts both spear-tip and pendalogue style prisms, which completes this fine example of vintage lighting and makes it one of the more interesting antique lighting pieces we’ve seen lately. Crystal portion measures 36″L (plus 18″ of chain and canopy) x 24″W ca.1915

$6,595

#6164L Elegant three arm prism hung crystal chandelier with spiral glass canes and beaded swags. 49″L x 28″W ca.1930

$895

#6088L Large ornate polished brass gas / electric chandelier (electrified). Six gas arms and six electric arms with a central pierced cast brass ball embedded with 24 faceted and roundel jewels of differing colors and fitted with an exceptional set of 6 gas and 6 electric matching etched and scalloped glass period shades. 48 1/2″L x 40″W Antique Lighting ca.1890 Additional photos available on request.

$12,950

6343L(C) Heavy ornate Rococo style cast brass French chandelier with floral and foliate castings throughout. (Replacement frosted petal shades and central flame shade.) 39″L (fixture length without chain and canopy) x 26″W Early 20th century.

$1895 - SOLD

#5588L Polished brass Neo Classical 6 light chandelier with acanthus and anthemion castings. 21″W x 29″L ca.1915

$1,465

#1478L18 Polished brass chandelier of unique form with period ribbed heavy milk glass shades. (Great form for kitchen island or pool table). 29″L x 27 1/2″W ca.1915

$695

#6103L Heavy cast bronze frame with the original 6 bent slag glass panels and the original 6 bulb cluster. 26″W x 41″L ca.1910

$2,245

#6439L Unusual late Victorian brass 4 light electric chandelier retaining a beautiful original dark patina and with 4 frosted and etched shades with Prince of Wales feather details. 35″L x 28″W ca.1910

$1,745

#1503L Polished brass square tube two light gasolier (electrified). 25 1/2″L x 11 3/4″W ca.1890

$595

#6017L(C) Three light brass gasolier (electrified) retaining the old dark patina and having period faceted scalloped frosted glass shades. 25 1/2″L x 26″W antique light fixture ca.1890

$1,295.00

#6091L Polished brass gas pendant (electrified) with a period stencil etched shade. 18″L ca.1890

$635

#5493L Original green patinated steel body having six candlelights around a 6 panel slag glass center light. 33 1/2″L x 28″W c.1915

$1,995

#6578L(C) Polished brass pan chain suspended from canopy with 3 delicately etched old ruffled glass shades. 15″W x 33″L ca.1915

$535

#6387L Pair of sleek Art Deco pendants with brushed aluminum fitters and period white globes. 28″L x 12″W ca.1930

$345 each - only 1 left

#6635L Cast brass European chandelier retaining the original soft “gilt” finish and hung with cut pendalogue prisms. 50″L (including chain and canopy); 22″L (chandelier itself) x 16″W

$1,595

#5030L Brass kerosene (electrified) library lamp with floral castings and chimera, having a large blown cranberry glass hobnail shade. 52″L x 15″W c.1890

$1,395

#6495L Five light brass chandelier with the original gold trimmed custard glass central vase. 23″L x 20″W (chandelier itself) 34″L with chain and canopy. ca.1925

$1,295

Dark brass 4 light chandelier retaining the original old finish. 41″L x 20″W ca.1915

$695

#5629L(C) Polished brass fixture with old frosted shades and old frosted and painted globe. 46″L x 21″W c.1900

$435

#4440L Six candle chandelier with wrought iron scrolls above a heavy cast bronze acanthus pendant finial and supporting the six cast bronze acanthus candle cups. Rope turned bronze trim and central support. Vintage lighting 46″L x 12″W c.1920

$1,195

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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