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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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6930F Fire tool set with brass accents and four pieces.  30′ H X 10′ W (Base)

$95

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

$215

This three piece cast antique iron fireback has stylized shells in the center of the panels with a leaf and vine border.  One of the side panels has losses on the top corner. 6996F  Side panels 30 inches high by …

$795.00

6812F.  All brass fire tool set with stand, shovel, tongs, and brush.  

$325

6089F (C). Bronze fire tool set with shovel and poker.  25′ H X 7′ W (Base)

$425

6930F. Brass fire tool set with broom and pokers.  27′ H X 10′ W (Base)

$165

Vintage coal grate with new amber glass chucks which lights to simulate a working coal fire.  24 inches wide x 12 deep x 12 1/2 high. 5136F(C)

$395.

#6959F  Quarter sawn oak mantel with flanking columns and carved acanthus leaf brackets and foliage and swag carved frieze. 60″ wide x 48″ high x 11″ deep (overall);  and 41 1/4″ wide x 36″ high (fire box). Circa 1890.

$1495

6912F (C). Brass fire set with stand and two tools.  27′ H X 7′ W (Base)

$165

#6923F(C)  A magnificent pair of large polished brass and wrought iron andirons.  25″H x 10″W x 20″D  ca.1885

$1295 pair

#6803F  Contemporary fireplace mantel painted white. 56 1/2″W x 46 1/2″H (overall);  40 1/2″W x 39 1/2″H (firebox).

$135 SOLD

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

$125

#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

6930F Brass fire tool set with stand, shovel, and tongs.  27 1/2′ L X 9′ W (Base)

$165

6460F Single decorative cast iron side panel from a fireback with detailed embossed design.  30″H x 15″W. Ca. 1900           20.5 pounds

$145

#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

Intricately carved carrara marble mantel possibly Italian with Gothic details.  One clean repair on left side upright support. Shelf: 57 inches wide x 9 inches deep.  Overall 44 1/4 inches high. Firebox: 37 1/2 high x 37 1/2 inches high …

$8995

6856F (C)  Brass tipped black iron fire stand with three tools.  32′ H x 7′ W (Base)  

$285

#6935F  Large Classical Revival painted mantel with a figural and reeded frieze and legs.  91″W x 59″H x 12 1/2″D (overall);  57 3/4″W x 46″H (firebox).  ca.1915

$845

#6747H  Fantastic large oak Arts and Crafts mantel with hinged top seats for storage either side.  71:W x 88″H x 16″D (overall);  35 1/2″W x 42″H (firebox).  ca.1910  (some losses at base).

$1295

7025F Carved white marble mantel in the Italianate style with an arched opening and grey veining.  Crack behind keystone.  48″H x 58″W x 11 1/4″D,  Firebox: 33″H x 39″W ca. 1890 

$3195

5752F Pair of decorative cast iron panels originally from a 3 part fireback with heavily embossed border design. 30″H x 15″W.  Ca. 1900 1 panel 28.5 pounds/1 panel  30 pounds  

$165

6393F Pair of decorative cast iron panels originally from a fireback for a fireplace.  The design includes dragon flies, leaves and birds.  30″H x 15″W. Ca. 1900  1 panel 17 pounds/1 panel 18 pounds

$295

#6925U(C)  Long English walnut overmantel / buffet mirror with three original beveled glass mirrors.  92 3/4″L x 24″H  ca.1900

$735

#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

#6967F  Walnut stained poplar mantel with columned sides panelled frieze.  60″W x 49 1/2″H x 12 1/2″D (overall);  41″W x 36″H (firebox).  ca.1880

$1145

#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

6347F  Heavily carved oak overmantel mirror frame with candle shelves and the original beveled glass mirror.  60″W x 39 1/2″H  ca.1890

$795

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

Vintage classical pine mantel shelf with applied plaster composition  decorations in as found condition.   12″ H x 59 1/2″ W x 6″ D Ca. 1890 

$135

7034F Contemporary firescreen with center panel plus two side panels Height 23″ x Total Width 41.75″ 

$75

7034F(C) Retrofitted to be only decorative,  early English copper and brass space heater which now uses standard base American bulbs. Invented by Herbert John Dowsing of the Dowsing Radiant Heat Company, this heater was manufactured in 1891. c. 1891 Height …

$695

7035F Antique Copper and iron coal bin. Inside Lid marked: “Portland Stove Foundry Company Portland ME” C. 1900 Closed Height 14 3/4″ x Width 13 3/4″ Open Height 22 1/2′ 

$185.00

#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

#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

#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

#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

#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

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

$225

#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

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

$125

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

#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

#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

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

$395

#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

#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

#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

#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

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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