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

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#6745F(1)  Rarely do we get early 19th century mantels this nice.  This is a single board pine mantel with hand carved convex reeded pilasters all with a wonderful rich honey colored finish.  ca.1825-1840  73″W x 59″H x 11 1/2″D (overall); …

$2295

#6723F  Classical poplar mantel painted brown.  Decorative composition swags.  Doric columns.  60 1/2″W x 58″H x 11 1/2″D (overall);  41 1/2″W x 39″H (firebox).  ca.1910

$695

#6714F  Cast iron fireplace surround with the original steel summer cover, both retaining the original two tone copper finish.  31 1/4″W x 30 1/4″H (overall);  24 1/2″W x 25 1/2″H (summer cover)  ca.1900

$795

#6723F  Classical poplar mantel painted white.  Decorative composition central wreath and column capitals.  Fluted columns.  54″W x 48″H x 10″D (overall);  35 1/4″W x 35 1/2″H (firebox).  ca.1910

$495 - SOLD

#6745F(2)  Rarely do we get early 19th century mantels this nice.  This is a single board pine mantel with hand carved concave reeded pilasters all with a wonderful rich honey colored finish.  ca.1825-1840  69″W x 56 1/2″H x 9 1/2″D …

$1895 - SOLD

#6771F  Large turn of the century oak mantel with carved ionic capitals and carved shelf brackets; dentil moulding, beaded and egg and dart trim. The mantel retains its original beveled glass mirror and its beautiful original 100+ year old finish …

$3395

#6771F  Perfectly proportioned oak and quarter sawn oak mantel with fluted columns, ionic capitals and the original beveled glass mirror.  This mantel has been beautifully hand stripped and is ready for installation.  ca.1900  85″H x 60″W x 11″D (overall); 41 …

$1495

#6770F  Thick and heavy old growth pine Country Victorian mantel with a soft honey color hand rubbed finish.  ca.1885  64″W x 54″H x 8″D (overall);  43 1/2″W x 36 1/2″H (firebox).

$485

#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

#6145U Painted octagonal terra cotta chimney pot. (Some minor damage). 30 1/2″H x 12 1/2″W ca.1900

$295

#5519F Figural cast iron summer cover insert (without frame) depicting a maiden’s profile inside of a wide band of tree branches and stars. 20″W x 19″H ca.1890

$235

#6236F Set of “hammered” iron firetools (some rust) including shovel, broom, poker and stand. 31 1/2″H

$165 set

#5763F Classical Revival cast iron fireplace surround. 32″W x 32 1/2″H (Overall) c.1910

$265

#6236F Pair of 19th century turned brass weighted firetool rests. 8 1/2″W x 3 1/8″D x 6 1/2″H

$335

#5734F Cast Iron fireplace surround. 33″W x 33 1/4″H (overall); 25 3/4″W x 29 1/2″H (opening). ca.1890

$155

#4361F Pierced brass foliate design fireplace fender with brass backed piercing. (Some losses to pierced work). 53″W x 15″D x 8″H

$795

#5154F Low brass fireplace fender with decorative cast brass corners and center. 51″W c 15″D x 3 1/2″H ca.1910

$245

#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

#6436F Three piece cast iron fireback with Classical wreath and torch design. 25″W x 30″H (center panel); 15 1/4″W x 30″H (side panels). ca.1890

$545

#6436F Three piece cast iron fireback with diamond dot pattern (center panel has a crack). 25 3/4″W x 30″H (center panel); 15″W x 30″H (side panels). ca.1885

$295

#6436F Three piece cast iron fireback with unusual Aesthetic spiral dot design. 25 1/2″W x 30″H (center panel); 15″W x 30″H (side panels). ca.1880

$745

#6236F Brass fire tool set including stand, tongs, poker, shovel and broom. 26″H

$195 set

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

$145

#5747F Heavy cast #5747F Heavy cast brass with lion paw feet. 6 1/2″W x 8 1/2″H x 7 1/2″D c.1890 paw feet. 6 1/2″W x 8 1/2″H x 7 1/2″D c.1890

$295

#5154F Low brass fireplace fender with decorative cast brass corners. 40″W c 14″D x 3″H ca.1910

$225

#5901F Pair of chrome plated Art Deco andirons. 16 1/4″H x 6 1/4″W x 17″D c.1930

$695 pr.

#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

#5908F Pair of cast iron andirons cast to look hand hammered. 18″H x 8 1/4″W x 18 1/2″D (Second identical but smaller pair; 16″H; available @ $135)

$135 pr.

Steel Fireplace Surround. 30 1/2″W x 30 1/2″H (overall); 27 7/8″W x 29″H (firebox) ca.1910

$125

Three piece cast iron fireback with a floral diamond grid design. 24″W x 29 1/2″H (center panel); 12″W x 29 1/2″H (side panels). ca.1890

$445

Three piece cast iron fireback with a geometric design. 25″W x 29 1/2″H (center panel); 12″W x 29 1/2″H (side panels). ca.1880

$445

#6436F Three piece cast iron fireback with embossed floral and bird design. 24 1/2″W x 30″H (center panel); 15″W x 30″H (side panels). ca.1885

$895

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

#6561F Cast iron fireplace surround and steel summer cover with Art Nouveau female portrait medallion with flowing hair and circled by trailing daisys. All retaining a beautiful original burnished copper wash finish. 30 1/2″W x 30 1/4″H (overall); 24″W x 25″H (firebox). ca.1910

$895

Simple moulded cast iron fireplace surround. 32″W x 33″H (overall); 20″W x 27″H (firebox). ca.1885

$165

#9000H Decorative cast iron fireplace surround. 24 5/8″W x 30 3/8″H (overall); 20 1/4″W x 25 5/8″H (firebox). ca.1890

$235

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

#6068F Decorative Cast Iron Fireplace Surround. 30 1/2″W x 30 1/2″H (overall); 24 3/4″W x 25″H (firebox) ca.1895

$195

#5323F Decorative cast Bronze Fireplace Surround (right hand finial missing). 30 1/2″W x 30 1/2″H (overall); 26 1/4″W x 27″H (firebox) ca.1890

$395

#6602F Iron firetool set with ball finial handles includes; tongs, poker, shovel and stand. (Front corner of stand base broken off).

$185 - SOLD

#6598I Pair of cast iron panelled cornstalk panels. each measures 11″W x 26″H ca.1890

$125 pair

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

$335 each

#6620F Pierced cast iron fireplace summer cover without surround. 19 3/4″W x 28 3/4″H ca.1890

$335

#5985F Pair of ornate nickel plated cast brass chenets (lacking fire dogs). 7″W x 13″H

$235 pair

#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

#6441F Cast brass fire tool stand depicting a tall ship named “Don Fernando”. 15″W x 46″H ca.1920

$385

#6372F Decorative Rococo Revival cast iron fireplace fender (some old repairs to inside corner). 40″W x 12″D x 9″H ca.1865

$485

#6441F Pair of brass firetool rests with ram’s heads. 6 1/2″W x 10″H x 8 1/2″D ca.1910

$265 pair

#6467F Pair of ornate cast brass chenets with fire dogs. 7″W x 13″H x 16″D

$335 pair

#5842F Cherry overmantel with stick and ball design, carved ribbons, and centered carved grotesque, large central beveled mirror flanked by shelves and smaller beveled mirrors. 60 1/2″W x 36 1/2″H c.1890

$1,295

#6491F Clean lined partially painted cherry mantel. 54″W x 44 1/2″H x 10″D (overall); 35 1/2″W x 34″H (firebox). ca.1890

$725

#5532F Cherry stained poplar mantel. 60″W x 73 1/2″H x 10 1/2″D (overall); 40″W x 35 1/2″H (firebox) c.1890

$1,595

#5936F Massive oak mantel retaining the original old finish with original beveled glass overmantel mirror and 4″ diam. columns flanking both mantel and overmantel. 60″W x 91″H (overall); 41 1/2″W x 38 1/2″H (firebox) c.1900

$1895

#4921F Stripped oak mantel with carved ribbon and swag over the original beveled glass mirror. 60″W x 73″H (overall); 35 1/2″W x 36″H (firebox). c.1885

$1,865

5151F Spool turned spindles, incised and spoon carved pediment. c.1900

$395

#6704F Absolutely beautiful furniture quality walnut mantel with a great old finish. 63″W x 49 1/4″H (overall); 40″W x 32 1/4″H (firebox). ca.1875

$845 - SOLD

#6427F Highly unique Arts and Crafts library desk mantel; all original. Solid oak with a beautiful original old finish, original leaded glass doors and the original “leatherette” canvas backing behind the pickets. A truly stunning piece. 60 1/4″W x 74 1/2″H x 13 1/2″D ca.1910

$3,295

#6373F Oak bookcase fireplace mantel with the original quarter sawn oak faux finish over clear oak and leaded glass bookcase doors. Faux finish is wearing off of the top of the mantel shelf and the top of the bookcase shelf, but is in remarkably good condition elsewhere. Retains the original beveled glass mirror.

60″W x 84″H x 12″D ca.1900

$1,085 - SOLD

#6211F Beautiful heavily carved grape motif Victorian marble mantel. (Has one professional repair to right leg and has right hand damper rod hole). 68″W x 48 1/4″H x 14″D (Overall); 38″W x 38″H (Firebox). ca.1865

$6,900

#6211F Large early Classic American mantel with elegantly simple carved single board entablature flanked by well proportioned Doric columns on plinth bases. 82″W x 52″H x 10″D (overall); 54″W x 39″H (firebox). ca.1840

$1,895

6246F Carved walnut overmantel with reeded columns retaining the original finish and the original scalloped beveled glass mirrors. (one return crown moulding missing from left side). 55″W x 46 1/2″H x 9 1/2″D. ca.1885

$695

#6491F Beautifully proportioned Federal Style mantel with fluted pilasters and entablature. 92″W x 57 1/2″H x 6 3/4″D (overall); 63″W x 41″H (firebox) ca.1915

$1,095

#5839F Large painted pine mantel with a bowed frieze, reeded fire surround and large doric columns. 87″W x 62 1/4″H x 11 1/2″D (Overall); 48 3/4″W x 43″H (Firebox). c.1840

$3,195

#5650F Stripped and ready to install oak mantel with overmantel, candle stands and beveled mirror. 60 1/2″W x 78 1/2″H (overall); 41 1/2″W x 36″H (firebox). ca.1895

$1,895

#5873F Reeded 3/4 columns flanking a foliate carved frieze with unusual basketweave corner clusters (lacking mirror). 60″W x 76″H x 13 1/2″D (overall); 41 1/4″W x 35 3/4″H (firebox. c.1890

$2,495

#1171F2 Turn of the century poplar mantel with overmantel mirror, stripped and ready for installation. 56 1/2″W x 67″H x 9″D (overall); 36 1/2″W x 33 1/2″H (firebox) ca.1900

$665

#6350F Gorgeous, elegant Federal style black marble mantel with gold veining. Has some old reparable clean breaks only on secondary pieces. Fitted white solid marble hearth included. 74″W x 52″H x 12″D (overall); 38 1/4″W x 29″H (firebox).

$8,695

#6237F Great proportioned painted pine mantel with classic dentil mouldings and raised moulded trim. 78″W x 53″H x 11″D (overall); 50″W x 36″H (firebox). ca.1910

$695 - SOLD

#6508F Late Federal painted pine single board mantel with reeded double pilasters and moulded entablature and mantel shelf. 76 1/2″W x 51 1/2″H x 6″D (overall); 52″W x 36 1/4″H (firebox) ca.1840

$1,295

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Sunday: Noon to 5:00pm

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

Contact Us
Hours of Operation:
Monday | Saturday
10:30am to 6:00pm
Sunday: Noon to 5:00pm