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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Pair Sheffield style sconces with antique shades with interior spray frost that has some minor losses. Cleaned vintage finish. c. 1915

$545.00 Pair

#6898L Shield Back Brass Sconce. Single Sconce With Contemporary Shade. 5″W x 11″L ca.1930


#6948L Pair of Cast Iron Exterior Sconces With Faceted Antique Frosted Globes. 6″W x 11″L  Marked Moe-Bridges Co. ca.1915  


#6898L  Pair of brass and cast brass Classical Revival gas / electric (completely electrified) sconces.  13″W x 16 1/2″L x 10″D  ca.1890.

$1295 pair

#6655L  Dark brass wall sconce marked “Miller” with period frosted glass shades.  10″W x 9 1/2″H x 5 1/2″D  ca.1920


#6571L  Brass exterior lantern sconce (as found) with clear glass panels .  8″W x 30″L x 12″D

$265 - SOLD

#6571L  Brass exterior lantern sconce (as found) with beveled glass panels .  7″W x 28″L x 8″D


Old white glass shade with clear glass lens on a new nickel plated fitter.  8 1/2″W x 8 1/2″D  ca.1950


#4571L  Single porcelain barebulb wall sconce.  8″L x 4″W x 5″D  ca.1925


Pair of Art Deco wall sconces with porcelain bases and the original glass shades.  7 3/4″L x 4″W x 5″D  ca.1930

$395 pair

#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.


#4416L  Pair of porcelain wall sconces with period white glass shades.  4 1/2″W x 8 1/2″D  ca.1925

$235 pair

Polished brass gas (electrified) swing arm wall sconce with a period frosted gas shade..  6″W x 10″L x 16″D  ca.


#6151L  Brass gimbal (pivoting) pin up wall sconce with a period stencil etched ruffled glass shade.  8 1/4″H x 10″D  ca.1915


#6787L  Pair of mirror backed wakk sconces with gilt arms and gilt gesso wood bobeches.  8 1/2″W x 10 1/2″L x 5″D  ca. 1925

$465 pair

#6005L  Pair of brass all sconces retaining the original patina.  4 1/2″W x 8″L x 5 1/2″D  ca.1925

$235 pair

#5633L  Pair of white porcelain bare bulb wall sconces.  ca.1930;  4″W x 7″L x 4 1/4″D

$235 pair

#6383L  Pair of white porcelain bare bulb wall sconces.  ca.1930;  4″W x 6″L x 3 1/2″D

$235 pair

#6877L  Pair of French Art Deco black lacquer and chrome wall sconces.  ca.1930  10″W x 8″L x 5″D

$695 pair

Pair of steel exterior sconces rewired and repainted.  Replacement textured glass panels.  6 1/2″W x 15″L

$495 pair

#6752L  Brass wall sconce with the original polychrome painted finish and painted steel flowers.  8″L x 3 1/2″W x 6″D  ca.1925


#6738L  Pair of round porcelain pull chain sconces with period glass shades.  5″Diam. x 9″Deep  ca.1920

$395 pair SOLD

Pair of silverplated brass Classical wall sconces with period ribbed and scalloped etched shades.  9 1/2″H x 6 1/2″D  ca.1920

$765 pair

6085L(C)  Set of 4 matching cast brass wall sconces retaining the original gold finish.  6″W x 9″L x 6″D  ca.1920

$795 set of 4

#6702L  Brass and cast brass sconce (flat brass backplate added) with urn and ribbon motif.  15″W x 15″H x 10 1/2″D  ca.1920


6725L  Pair of unusual pressed glass prism hung wall sconces (4 pairs available, 2 pairs with standard base candles and 2 pairs with candelabrum base candles).  All candle covers are the original milk glass covers.  9″W x 11″H x 7″D …

$595 per pair

#CDBL(C)  Pair of finely cast brass French Directoire style wall sconces hung with u-drop prisms and beaded swags.  Sconces measure 26″Long x 17″Wide x 12″Deep.

$1895 pair

#6695L  Pair of 2 arm crystal sconces with a center cane holding a ring and prism and a glass covered backplate.   11″W x 12″L x 8″D  ca.1930

$645 pr.

#6688L  Single elegant Classical Revival silverplate over brass wall sconce.  11″W x 16″L x 5″D  ca.1920


#6605L(C)  Single brass sconce with a blue hand blown hurricane shade.  4 1/2″W x 18″L x 6″D


Pair of cast brass 3 arm Classical Revival sconces retaining the old patina.  13 1/2″L x 9 1/2″W x 8″D  ca.1915

$895 pr.

#6328L Pair of polished brass sconces with foliate cast brass arms and petal socket covers with period etched glass shades. 17″W x 10 1/2″L x 10″D ca.1910

$1345 pr.

#4516L Single brass gas (electrified) wall sconce with a period etched frosted Greek key shade. 7″W x 10″H x 17″D ca.1880


#6279L Pair of cast brass wall sconces retaining a beautiful original finish including painted accents. 4 3/4″W x 10 1/2″L x 5″D ca.1920

$395 pr.

#6223L Magnificent set of 8 matching ornate polished filigree cast brass gas wall sconces (electrified) from a local Washington DC Chancery. Four are complete and four are missing the tiny very bottom blossom drop. 4 1.2″W x 15″L x 9″D ca.1890

$1650 set of 4

#6110L Pair of heavy cast brass “hammered” sconces with the original finish. 10″W x 10″L x 4 1/2″D ca.1920

$695 pr.

#6035L Pair of Victorian wrought iron gas sconces (electrified) with period moulded glass shades. 20″L x 7″W x 16″D c.1885

$1,295 pr.

#6270L(C) Polished brass swing arm gas sconce (electrified) with a period frosted glass shade. 7 1/2″W x 10″L x 14″D ca.1880


#6445L(C) Pair of French Directoire style cast brass wall sconces with restored black and gold details. 10 3/4″W x 16″L x 5″D

$1,195 pr.

#6625L Pair of exquisitely detailed cast brass Classical Revival sconces. 4 3/4″W x 11″L x 6″D (two pairs available). ca.1920

$795 per pair

#5912L Silvered brass and cast brass with a dark patina and hammered texture. 10″L x 9 1/2″W x 5 1/2″D c.1915

$695 pr.

Iron Bradley and Hubbard sconce painted black with a replaced mica cylinder shade. 6″W x 19 1/2″L x 12 1/2″D ca.1915


#6212L Set of four high end polished heavy cast brass Classical Revival wall sconces. 9 3/4″W x 8 1/2″H x 7 1/2″D ca.1910 (a fifth sconce is available @ $885)

$3,595 set of 4

#5870L Pair of cast and wrought brass Tudor sconces retaining the original old patina. 10″W x 11″H x 4 1/2″D ca.1930

$695 pr.

#6239L Pair of heavy polished brass sconces with old fluted frosted glass shades. 13 1/2″W x 14″H x 7″D ca.1920

$1,345 pr.

#6212L Unusual rare mirrored back and silverplated two arm gas wall sconce (has been set up as candle sconce; not wired or set for gas). 8″W x 14″H x 5″D ca.1890


#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.

#4747L Large, heavy cast brass wall sconce retaining the original old finish. 12″W x 13 1/2″L x 8″D ca.1915


#4980L Large graceful cast brass sconce with foliate and acorn castings on the backplate and melon cast candle cups. Retaining the original black finish with polished brass highlights. 13 1/2″W x 18 1/2″L x 8″D ca.1915


#6290L Pair of elegantly proportioned and detailed gilt cast brass Classical revival sconces. 10 1/2″W x 20 1/2″L x 6 1/2″D mid 20th century

$1495 pr.

#6091L Pair of polished brass pull chain wall sconces with cast brass eagles; both having old period stencil etched glass shades. 6″W x 9 1/2″H x 6″D ca. 1920

$485 pr.

#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.

#5246L Pair of cast brass Renaissance Revival candle sconces. 8 1/2″D x 4 1/2″H x 2 1/4″W c.1875

$295 pr.

#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.

#6614L(C) Pair of brushed nickel sconces with the original beveled mirrors and nickel stars. (2 pairs available…..1 sconce has a minor chip in the mirror behind the top star). 12″L x 8″W x 3 1/2″D ca.1930

$595 pr.

Polished brass wall sconces with Classic lines. 4″W x 8 1/4″L x 5 1/4″D ca.1915

$495 pr.

#5127L Blue and clear moulded glass depression era wall sconces ca.1930 (shown with 1 type of new shade available; ribbed clip on frosted shades @ $26 ea. additional if desired). 4″W x 10″H

$425 pr. (price without shades)

#6474L Pair of cast aluminum Art Deco sconces (one pair and one single available) with the original suspended glass shades. 14 1/2″L x 5″W x 5 1/2″D ca.1930

$795 pr.

#6474L Pair of cast aluminum Art Deco sconces with the original suspended glass shades with replacement shade hangers. 14 1/2″L x 5″W x 5 1/2″D ca.1930

$695 pr.

#6584L(C) Pair of cut crystal sconces with zipper cut crystal back plates; thumb print cut crystal arms and prism hung bobeches. (Two pairs available). 5 1/2″W x 8″L x 9″D

$985 per pair

#6598L Set of four brass wall sconces retaining the original two tone finish and the original iridescent glass shades. Backplate: 4 1/2″Diam. Total: 7″L x 5″W x 6 1/2″D ca.1940

$795 set of four

#5585L Cast brass 3 candle sconces with pierced foliate design. 6″W x 15 1/2″L x 3″D c.1920

$795 pr.

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