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The Brass Knob
Architectural Antiques, Inc.
2311 18th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
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#6948L Pair of Cast Iron Exterior Sconces With Faceted Antique Frosted Globes. 6″W x 11″L  Marked Moe-Bridges Co. ca.1915  

$895/pair

#6969H Wall mounted cast iron mailbox stamped “The Phoenix”. 6″ wide x 12″ tall. Circa 1910.

$85

Figural 3 piece cast iron fireback.  Center panel measures 21 1/2″W x 29 1/2″H;  side panels measure 14 1/2″W x 29 1/2″H each.  ca.1890  Side pieces are missing their tabs.

$625

Passage hardware including a decorative cast iron faced mortise lock (1″W x 5 1/2″L), decorative cast iron back plates (1 1/2″W x 5 1/4″L), and black ceramic door knobs, strike plate and working skeleton key.  2 1/2″ knob backset.  ca.1885

$145

#5068I  Pair of decorative cast iron panels with bordered acanthus leaves flanked by two caryatids.  Each panel measures 8 1/2″W x 20 1/4″H   ca.1890

$135 pair

Cast Iron Bistro Table Description 20th Century Cast Iron Bistro Table that is presently painted (5656U) Dimensions 25 3/4″H x 20″Diam.  20th Cent. Price $565

$565

#6812B  Cast iron “S” scroll acanthus corbel with egg and dart border.  16″L x 4″W x 7″D  ca.1900

$155

#6703I  Heavy decorative cast iron crest (presently painted gold) with 2 mounting holes in bottom rail (two available).  19 1/2″W x 5 1/4″H  ca.1910

$165 each

#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

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

$125

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

$215

#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

#5869U  Gold finished cast iron table top mirror with Heraldic motifs.  12 1/2″W x 17 1/4″H  ca.1900.

$325

#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

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

$335

#6739H  Cast iron mailbox with flap for delivery and front door for pick up.  Painted Black.  7 1/4″W x 10 1/4″L x 2 1/2″D  ca.1940

$75

#6812I  Highly decorative Classical cast iron grille / panel (presently painted gold).  15″W x 25″H  ca.1920

$235

#5958U  Cast iron planter mold for pouring and making concrete planters.  16″ x 16″ x 10 1/2″H

$265

#6732H  Unusual sloped lift door mail / letter slot with back plate.  Marked “MAIL BOX”  “HILDRETH”  7″Wide x 4″High (overall);  4 1/8″Wide x 1″High (slot).  ca.1900

$165

#6724U  Cast iron stove door marked “THE RAPID TRANSIT STOVE CO & FCE CO.   BALTO MD 1894”    8″W x 5 1/2″H

$110

#6396H  Decorative cast iron hanger for plant, bird cage, etc.  8 1/2″L  ca.1890

$45

#6498H Set of 3 decorative cast iron steeple tip hinges with old painted finish. 4 1/2″ x 4 1/2″

$120 set of 3

Pair of cast iron steeple tip hinges with old painted finish. 4″H x 3 1/2″W ca.1890

$35 pr - SOLD

#6517H Set of 4 large cast iron Art Nouveau coat hooks; 1 with remnants of the original gilt finish and 3 without and 1 lacking the backplate. 7 1/4″W x 5″H ca.1905

$260 set of 4

Set of 4 cast iron Eastlake / Aesthetic ball tip hinges with old finish. 3 1/2″ x 3 1/2″

$135 set of 4 - SOLD

#5970H Large decorative cast iron rimlock (w/ old paint). 5 1/8″W (w/ keeper) x 6 1/8″H c.1880

$185

#5942H Extremely well cast copper plated cast iron back plate in the “Pasco” pattern by Yale & Towne. (3 available). Back plate measure 2 1/4″W x 8 1/2″H ca.1905

$45 ONLY ONE LEFT

Two variations of a cast iron doorknob by Branford ca.1895. Left knob has a brass band around and is priced @ $15 as is (2 segments spin); right knob is priced @ $25 and is solid.

$15 and 25

Set of 4 cast iron Eastlake / Aesthetic ball tip hinges with old finish. 3 1/2″ x 3 1/2″

$135 set of 4

#6498H Set of 3 decorative cast iron steeple tip hinges with old painted finish. 4 1/2″ x 4 1/2″

$120 set of 3

#4989I Cast iron dentil moulded cornice with a centered lion’s face. 56 1/2″W x 6 1/2″H x 4″D c.1890

$435

#6572L Pair of hammered cast iron electric faux oil sconces with brass accents and the original hobnail fonts and original swirled shades. 9″W x 14″L x 5″D ca.1930

$395 pr.

#5220L Classical revival column with scrolled torch arms. (completely rewired for exterior use-includes globes). 84″H c.1900

$5295

#6541I Large 2 piece cast iron grille with Greek key border (2 pieces join in center). 35 1/2″ x 57 1/2″ (2 sets available)

$795

#6030U Cast iron roof snow bird in the form of an eagle (10 available). 6 1/4″W x 5″H

$45 ea.

#6591I Cast iron panel with a stylized flower basket. 16 3/4″W x 28 1/2″H

$265

6551U Rare early cast iron scupper (water conductor head) dated 1868. 22″H x 12″W x 10″D (left hand tab partially missing).

$325 - SOLD

#6636I Cast iron panel with urns, swags and floral and foliate motifs. 16″W x 31 1/2″H ca.1890

$345

#6401I Heavy cast iron trailing rose panel with heavy square iron frame. 18″W x 50″H (8 available); 18″W x 52″H (2 available).

$225 each

#6051I Heavy decorative cast iron panel (Three available). 23 1/2″W x 13 3/4″H x 7/8″Thick c.1890

$265 ea.

Figural angel cast iron rail coupling. 11 1/4″W x 3 5/8″H (receives a 2 1/4″Diam. rail) ca.1890

$235

#6293I Large decorative cast iron grille / register (presently painted white). 26″ x 22 1/4″ ca.1900

$265 - SOLD

#4706I Scroll framed and draped maiden (not antique). 15″W x 26″H

$295

#6328I Cast iron drop in floor register with frame and removable louvers. 16 1/2″ x 20 1/2″ (frame); 12″ x 16″ (register); 10″ x 14″ (boot size) ca.1900

$195 - SOLD

#6229I Cast iron floor registers with operable louvers (removable). 9 3/4″ x 13 1/2″ (overall); 8″ x 12″ (boot size).

$75 ea. - only one left

#5100I Cast iron garden urn with some damage to the base. 14 1/2″W x 15″H 20th Cent.

$295

#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

#5100U Rose pattern cast iron planters with new custom galvanized liners. 31 1/2″W x 20″H x 13 1/2″D

$835 pair

#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

#6469B Pair of large ornate cast iron brackets from a larger balcony system; lacking mounting holes (one damaged; bottom most curl on bracket on the right is detached and needs to be braised or welded on). 20 1/2″ x 20 1/2″ ca.1890

$265 pair as is

#2845B Large decorative foliate motif cast iron bracket. 34″Long (decorative portion) x 12″High x 1 1/4″Thick

$165

#4811L  Heavy large cast and wrought iron sconce bracket with a cast brass acanthus.  4 1/2″W x 17 1/2″L x 11 1/2″D  ca.1915.

$195

#6874B  Set of 4 decorative cast iron brackets.  10″L x 10″D  ca.1910

$365 set of 4

#6743B  Set of 3 decorative cast iron brackets.  7″L x 5″D  ca.1890

$195 set of 3 - SOLD

#6601B/6859B  Pair of cast iron brackets (originally sink brackets).  10″ x 12 3/8″

$125 pair

#6555H Set of 4 polished and lacquered decorative cast iron steeple tip hinges. 3 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ ca.1890

$240 set of 4 - SOLD

#6555H Pair of decorative cast iron ball tip hinges. 3 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ ca.1890

$65 pr.

#6555H Set of 4 decorative cast iron steeple tip hinges. 3 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ ca.1890

$115 set of 4 - SOLD

#6555H Set of 3 decorative cast iron ball tip hinges. 3 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ ca.1890

$95 set of 3

#6555H Set of 3 decorative cast iron ball tip hinges. 3 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ ca.1890

$95 set of 3 - SOLD

#5214L Original multi-colored painted cast and wrought iron frame with a marble base and faux marbled slate tabletop. 36″H x 15″Diam. c.1920

$425

#6388L Pair of hammered cast iron sconces to fit into your Tudor, Arts and Crafts or Contemporary interior. 5″W x 12″H x 5″D ca.1930

$295 pr.

#5803L Decorative cast iron table lamp of ship on the sea. 21 1/2″H c.1920

$265

#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

Iron grille (formerly bank or courtroom gate) Classical in design with cast brass Greek Key insets and topped with a brass rail. 33 3/4″W x 33 1/2″H ca.1920

$895

#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

#6602B Pair of cast iron brackets (originally sink brackets). 18 1/2″L x 15 3/4″D ca.1900

$295 pair

#6366U Set of 4 large cast iron ball and claw table leg feet with cast masks on the center toe and holding the original large glass balls. 4″W x 6″H ca.1890

$395 set of 4 - SOLD

#6555H Set of 4 Eastlake cast iron hinges by Branford Lock Works. 3 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ ca.1880

$120 set of 4 - SOLD

#4489H Decorative cast iron sash lifts. c.1890

$36 pr.

Victorian decorative cast iron cabinet latches in a variety of styles.(when available)

$25-$45 ea. (when available)

Victorian decorative cast iron cabinet latches with porcelain knobs. All latches are original; some of the keepers are recast from original keepers.

$36 ea.

#6446H Pair of cast iron sash pulleys (several pairs available). 1″W x 4 5/8″L (faceplate) x 1 1/4″D

$15 pr.

#5584H Victorian passage mortises with decorative cast iron faceplates. Faceplate:5 9/16″L x 15/16″W ca.1885

$55 each - ONLY 1 LEFT!

#6688H Set of 4 cast iron handrail brackets complete with attached hinged rail clips. 3 at 3 1/2″Deep and 1 at 3″Deep.

$260 set of 4

#5148H Set of 6 decorative cast iron bin pulls. 3 1/4″ between screw holes. ca.1890

$55 pr.

#4945H Set of 11 late Victorian decorative cast iron bin pulls (presently painted). 4 1/8″W x 1 1/2″H with 3 1/2″ center to center mounting screw holes. ca.1900

$270 set of 11

#6517H Decorative cast iron rimlock with keeper and key. 2 1/4″ backset; 4″H x 3 1/4″W (plus 3/4″W keeper) ca.1890

$175

#6365U Pair of chrome hubs on industrial cast iron fittings. 6 3/4″Diam. cast iron; 4″Diam. chrome hub; 6 1/2″total height

$285 pr.

#6262L Pair of mixed metal (cast iron, cast brass and steel) shield back wall sconces with a dark patina. 9″W x 11″H x 5″D ca.1920

$395 pr.

#5864L Gas portable lamp in as found condition. 6″ x 6″ decorative cast iron base with a vasiform wood column. 12″H ca.1900

$195

#6229I Cast iron wall register with flap back. 13 3/8″ x 10″ (overall); 12″ x 9″ (boot size)

$85

#6529I Ornate cast iron floral motif wall registers with removeable louvers. 14 7/8″W x 12 3/4″H (13 1/2″W x 11″H boot)

$285 pr.

#6529I Geometric cast iron wall registers with removeable louvers. 11″W x 14″H (9″W x 12″H boot)

$85 each

#6529I Geometric cast iron wall registers with removeable louvers. 11″W x 14″H (9″W x 12″H boot)

$85 each

#6229I Cast iron wall register with louvers. 9 3/4″ x 11 3/4″ (overall); 8″ x 10″ (boot size)

$75

#6641I Round cast iron register with louvers (removable). 11 3/4″Diameter (10″Diam. boot) ca.1900

$145

#6229I Cast iron wall registers with single louver. 12″W x 14″L (10″W x 12″L boot).

$65 ea.

#6344I Cast iron wall registers with single louver. 9 3/4″W x 13 3/4″L (8″W x 12″L boot).

$55 ea.

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

$145

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 - 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

#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

#6481B Pair of figural cast iron Victorian brackets painted gold. 13″D x 15″L ca.1890

$365 pair

#6900L  Decorative Cast Iron Wall Bracket For Kerosene Font. Perfect For Hanging Planets. 6″L x 21″W x 12″D ca. 1890.  

$155

#6366U  Set of 4 cast iron ball and claw furniture feet with glass balls and grotesque on center claw.  6″H with a 3″Diam. glass ball.  ca.1890

$395 set of 4

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

Rotary mechanical doorbell with a nickel plated brass bell and cast iron frame and a dark brass turn.  3″Diam. bell; 1 7/8″W x 3 3/4″H rotary turn backplate.

$135

#6900L  Pair of decorative Victorian cast iron wall mount kerosene font holders.  21 1/2″Long x 8″Deep  ca.1875

$265 pair

#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

#6752B  Pair of large cast iron sink brackets.  20″L x 14 7/8″D  ca.1915

$235 pair

#5584H  Decorative passage 2 3/8″ backset mortise lock with a cast iron face plate measuring 1″W x 5 5/8″L.  (2 available).

$75 each

#4955H  Decorative “butterfly” passage 2 1/2″ backset mortise lock with a cast iron face plate measuring 1″W x 5 3/4″L.  (2 available).

$85 each

#6699H  Decorative passage 2 1/2″ backset mortise lock with a cast iron face plate measuring 1″W x 5 1/2″L.  (2 available).

$85 each

#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

#6810L  Signed Bradley and Hubbard Art Nouveau brass and  lamp base;  formerly kerosene, now wired. Brass with a brass plated cast iron base. ca.1905  8″Diam. x 19 1/2″H

$795

#6837I  Decorative circular cast iron register (rim damaged).  13 3/4″Diameter  ca.1900

$155

#6837I  Decorative circular cast iron register (some louvers missing).  13 3/4″Diameter  ca.1900

$185

#6467U  Cast iron umbrella stand with a decorative drip pan.  28 3/4″H x 11 1/4″W  ca.1890

$135

#6672H  Mechanical doorbell with a cast iron frame, nickel plated brass bell, solid brass turnkey and escutcheon with a name plate window. Made by Russell and Erwin marked “R&E MFG.CO.NEW BRITAIN.CONN.”  and on the inside it is marked “PAT.AUG.1, ’93″. …

$335 - SOLD

Cast iron brass faced mortise latches. 2 5/8″ backset; brass faceplate 3 3/8″L x 1″W

$12 ea.

#4836L Cast brass Classical Revival three light girandoles with central urn and scroll foliate design on patinated iron bases…having original old finish and hung with the original U-drop prisms. 17 1/2″H x 13 1/2″W c.1920

$1,195 pr.

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