Antique Accessories & Fixtures

Homes and businesses in and around the DC area reflect the ever-changing eras witnessed by our fair city.  Many of the restoration projects taken on by homeowners and business owners alike have become representative of our architectural style, over the years.  With a dash of personal influence, and a mix of art and architecture from your desired design period, your home or business transformation can be complete.

Furniture, accessories, and fixtures are all very important pieces of the overall project, when it comes to restoring your home or business to its former self or to give a new home a classic look.  History comes alive again when you install authentic, true-to-time-period hardware, from the ground up.  The most basic nuances, such as hinges, doorknobs, and simple light fixtures, will make your home or business come to life.  Add the right furniture and accessories and your home becomes a living witness to a bygone era.

The Brass Knob understands your passion.  Whether you want to restore each aspect of your building in intimate detail, or incorporate items to complement an architectural period, The Brass Knob can provide what you need to make your statement.

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Antique & Vintage Art in Washington, DC

The true heart of the home is in the details.  When you incorporate actual vintage pieces into your décor, you’re incorporating art.  Lighting fixtures, switch plates, stained glass windows, fireplace mantles, fretwork, doorknobs, and all the functional accoutrements offer an air of authenticity, not affectation.  Your home will be complete and resplendent as you return to its original grandeur.

At The Brass Knob, all influential design periods are represented.  Art Deco enthusiasts will discover an entire array of merchandise set in the bold lines and distinct brilliance of this time of visual design.  Other unique design eras are represented as well.  You’ll find items from the Georgian period, so rich and prevalent in the Washington, DC area, throughout our store.  Victorian-era design, both Eastlake, and the earlier Rococo, is represented in our inventory.  In fact, our catalog of unique offerings represents every legitimate architectural period from 1870-1940, incorporating the most influential design periods in this country.

Browse from Home – Purchase our Antique Accessories & Fixture Online

If you’re looking for that special piece of fixture, or accessory, to add panache to your home, and you’re out of the Washington, DC area, never worry.  Our online catalog allows you access to those hard-to-find and one-of-a-kind items for which we’re known.  You don’t have to live in the DC area.  We ship your items to you, nationwide.

By browsing our online store, you’ll discover what local residents have known for decades.  For the most unique vintage and antique representation of all you need to restore your home or business, you can trust The Brass Knob.  As we deal in one-of-a-kind pieces, our inventory changes frequently.  If you don’t see what you’re looking for, come back tomorrow as our product selection can change daily!

The Brass Knob – For All Your Vintage and Antique Needs in Washington, DC

Whether you’re restoring your period home to its’ original splendor, or simply displaying a few pieces for arts’ sake, turn to the Brass Knob.  The Brass Knob is Washington, DC’s source for hard-to-find antique and vintage hardware, ironwork, fixtures, accessories, and more, and has been since 1981.  The Brass Knob offers a complete selection of restoration hardware, decorative glass, fretwork, and authentic architectural antiques to add palpability to your period home.

Our rich and distinctive inventory is sure to provide you just what you need, for any restoration or design project, no matter how big, or how small.  Take a look at what The Brass Knob has to offer.  You may find just the right item to complete your home or business antique and vintage décor.

The Brass Knob
Architectural Antiques, Inc. 2311 18th Street NW Washington, DC 20009
Tel 202-332-3370

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10:30am to 6:00pm
Sunday: Noon to 5:00pm
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