The Brass Knob
Architectural Antiques, Inc.
2311 18th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
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41072 Pot metal and brass chandelier with five arms and acanthus leaf details.  21″H ca. 1920 


7021L.  Art Deco slip shade chandelier with columnar and shell motifs.  Includes a pendant. 36′ L x 16′ W ca. 1930. 


Large intricate iron chandelier with pressed steel decorative elements. Top tier has 4 candelabra style lights which were originally for candles. The lower tier was a  kerosene light with font and shade.  c. 1890 63 inches high x 36 inches …


This early 20th century chandelier has a shower of five lights with frosted cut flattened globes in an original antique brass finish. c. 1920. 37 1/2 inches long (to the bottom of the lowest shade)  x 22 inches wide 7005L


Early electric brass 5 arm chandelier with reproduction Holophane style glass shades and gothic details.  c. 1915  32 1/2 high x 27 wide.  


6989L  Cast brass and crystal Austrian chandelier with six lights, three in crystal bead basket and three on each arm suspended by a eagles of cast brass. 20th century.

$975.00 SOLD

#6949L 5 light crystal chandelier with rope turned arms and canes hung with spear tip, pendalogue and swagged prisms. 28″ long plus approx. 24″ chain and canopy, 24″ wide. Circa 1930


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


#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


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


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


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


#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 - SOLD

#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


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


#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


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


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


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


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


#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


#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


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


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


#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


#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


#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


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


#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


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


#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.


#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


7011L Gas and electric chandelier with brass accents, original glass, and a gas key pendant.  31″H ca. 1900


Five tier u-drop prism hung cascade flush mount chandelier with a chrome plated mounting ring.  16″Long x 14″Diameter  ca.1950

$695 SOLD

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


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