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

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Moe-Bridges cast iron and brass three light flush mount with a dark bronze finish and frosted, scalloped shades.  11″H x 16″D ca. 1920 

$285

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

$795.00

#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

$525

5961L Holophane commercial pendant light with prismatic shade.  26″H X 14″W Ca. 1930

$495

Very large fluted ball globe on brass pendant.  Globe has a 9 inch fitter and 14 inch diameter.  Length 41 inches. c.1920 7011L  

$495.00

Mission Harp Pendant in original dark finish. Octagonal shade has clear pressed clear borders outlining frosted rectangles.  c. 1915 5942L 36 inches long x 5 3/4 wide

$295

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

$895 SOLD

6169L Originally two gas/two electric industrial ceiling light with original black and copper finish.  61 1/2″H (Can be shortened) x 48 1/2″W ca. 1900

$945

Bronze Pendant Light Product #6909L     Description Bronze pendant lamp with the original crackle glass cylinder.   Dimensions 33 1/2″L x 7″ Diam.  ca.1910

$895

#4362L  Superior 3 arm Aesthetic brass and bronze gasolier (electrified) with period etched gas shades.  32″L x 38″W  ca.1870

$2495 - SOLD

Large porcelain fitter flush mount with large period school house globe.  11″L x 14″W  ca.1920

$325

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

$3095

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

$1595

Small scale cut glass bowl light on chains with gravity hooks.  26 inches long x 11 wide. Can be shorted.  Glass bowl c. 1920.

$435.00

#6792L  Signed Bradley and Hubbard pierced copper lantern with multi-color glass jewels.  Lantern itself measures 14″L x 9 1/2″W plus the chain.  ca.1890

$795

#6898L. Kerosene Hanging Light In Original Condition. $295-as is. 13″W x 40″ L. ca. 1890

$295

#5961L  Large industrial pendant with a painted steel frame and the original holophane prismatic shade.  26″L x 13″W  ca.1930

$495

7011L Gas and electric harp light with brass accents and original etched  glass cylinder..  31″H ca. 1900

$795 SOLD

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

$2295

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

$1695

6898L Small brass Federal oil light replica ceiling light with palmette motif suspended from 3 chains with cut and frosted argand shaped glass shade.  21″H ca. 1915

$285

#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

$1145

6952L Brass oval pan light fixture (flush mounted) with two milk glass shades.  12 1/2″H x 16 1/2″W 

$395

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

#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

$1095

#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

6994L One of 3 matching art deco pendant lights. Milk glass dish attached to a  single rod  c. 1930   Diameter: 18 inches    Lenght: 34 inches

$495.00 each

Mid century striated smokey glass icosahedron globe in a new chrome plated fitter.  9″Long x 7″Wide overall.

$225

#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

$1165

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

$995

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

$745

Clambroth pendant light with original scalloped shade and a new brass chain. Two available. 32″H x 16″W Ca. 1915   

$365

#5252L  Large hexagonal Art Deco lantern pendant with a brass frame and glue chip glass panels.  48″L (total); 20″L (lantern) x 10″W  ca.1930

$895

Elaborate white metal pendant with fabulous reverse painted  cream blown glass shade with green, yellow and pink floral hand-painted decoration.   69892 19″L x 16″W ca. 1925

$695

Small classical antique dome in clambroth glass with new brass fittings. Glass dome 6 inches high x 13 1/4 wide.  Total fixture 26 1/2 inches long.  Minor chip in glass. 6095L

$395.00

#6804L  Three light gasolier with brass frame retaining its original finish and 3 delicate period etched glass shades.  44″L x 24″W  ca.1880

$1495

#6821L  Beautiful, colorful and heavy chunk glass bowl hanging from a brass 3 chain cluster and canopy.  25″L x 10″Diameter.

$1695

This six arm  gasolier with a porcelain insert is probably by Thackera and Sons dating to c.1800. It has spear tip prisms throughout the frams and antique stenciled gas shades with serrated decorative edging.  Approximately 40 inches long x 36 …

$4695.00

5709L  Six arm frosted cut to clear crystal gasolier (electrified) with nickel plated frame and absolutely perfectly matched frosted cut to clear period glass shades and prism hung. 52″ long x 34″ wide  ca.1880

$8395

#6281L  Polished brass canopy and 6″ fitter with a 13″Diameter period schoolhouse globe.  ca.1920

$335

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

$795

5771L Two light brass pendant with frosted shades and etched floral motifs. One shade chipped.  28″H x 22″W ca. 1910 

$495

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

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

$745 SOLD

#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

$17,500

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

$17,500

Antique milk glass disk with a vintage porcelain turn key socket, replacement twisted fabric cord and brass canopy.  30″L (can be shortened) x 10″Diam. disk.  (two available) ca.1920

$295 each - ONE SOLD

Three light gasolier with frosted antique globes on 4 inch fitters  c.1880 6041L      26 1/2 H inches x 21 wide inches

$1295.00

#6928L(C)  Large original period bell jar (electrified).  Decorative brass fittings with a rare frosted wheel cut to clear shade and blown glass smoke bell.  26″L from top of bell jar to bottom of drop finial.  Chain and canopy add an …

$1145

6608L Brass oval pan ceiling light with a dark brown finish and a flower motif. 12 1/2″H x 18″W ca. 1920

$385

6952L Bowl light made of alabaster suspended by 4 chains.   25″ H x 18″ W ca. 1930

$1495

6051H Brass oval pan ceiling light with two prismatic glass shades with scalloping suspended from two chains and canopy. 35″ H x 17″ W ca. 1920

$465

6962L Pressed glass chandelier with intricate turned details, draped beads, and 12 lights (with one arm repaired). Contemporary 51″H x 32 W

$795.00 SOLD

6250L Flush mount with old globe and new fitter.  11″ H x 7″ W

$225

6051L Brass pan ceiling light with a painted gold finish and new shades.  38″H x 16″W

$385

6314L Brass oval pan ceiling light with two shades with painted on pastoral scenes.  31″H x 13″ W ca. 1920 

$425

6793L Brass pan ceiling light with gadrooning, original dark finish and antique milk glass shades.  20″H x 11″W ca. 1920 

$295

6051L.  Brass oval pan ceiling light with old gold painted finish and  painted antique shades. 36″ H x 16″ W  c. 1920

$385

7020L.  Unusual three arm brass gasolier with three candles and original painted finish (electrified).  12″ wide x 39″H ca. 1870s-80s    

$495

6964L (C)  Art deco hall light with one scalloped shade and a decorative brass ring.  35″H x 9″W ca. 1930

$395

7022L Four arm filigree gasolier with original pressed glass shades with an urn and floral design  35″H x 27″W. 

$1395.00

1363L Five arm brass ceiling light with original antique brass finish and five scalloped holophane shades.  36″L x 37″W Ca. 1905

$945

Edwardian flush mounted ceiling light with old brass fitter and a tear drop shaped vintage Vianne shade. 9″H x 6″W 

$185

6852L Late Victorian six-arm gas and electric combination chandelier with holophane shades.  40 1/2″H x 27″ W.  

$1895

4480L Victorian brass gasolier (electrified) with two arms and frosted, etched shades. 27″H x 25″W ca. 1880 

$695

6984L (C) Two arm brass ceiling light with new frosted, diagonally striped shades. 32″H x 15 1/2″W Ca. 1915 

$265

Pair of Brass pendant lights with large scale commercial globes and newer brass fixtures. 34 1/2″H x 15″W ca. 1920 

$695 each

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

$535

#4972L Polished brass fixture with period prismatic holophane glass shades. 19 1/2″L x 14″W c.1915

$595

#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

$22,450

#6020L Brass hanging pan fixture retaining the original old patina and with period frosted glass shades. 31 1/2″L x 17″W antique lighting c.1910

$795

#9000L Steel and brass frame hexagonal Gothic lantern with white glass panels (needs rewiring and missing some glass). 46″L (lantern) x 13″W c.1930 (second smaller lantern available @ $695; 38 1/2″ x 11″)

$795 as-is

#6664L Cast bronze Gothic pendant light with the original slag glass panels. 28″L x 5″W ca.1915

$745

Large lighting fixture from the demolished downtown Washington DC Fox Theatre. Heavy cast gilt brass frame with multiple narrow frosted textured glass panels and prism hung. Unrestored and some glass and prism losses. Excellent example of antique lighting.

$SOLD

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

$625

#6304L Classical Revival heavy moulded glass bowl with acanthus, laurel and bellflower motifs. 32″L x 16″W ca.1920

$1,145

#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.

$12,950

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

$1,465

#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

$695

#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

$1,745

#1503L Polished brass square tube two light gasolier (electrified). 25 1/2″L x 11 3/4″W ca.1890

$595

#6017L(C) Three light brass gasolier (electrified) retaining the old dark patina and having period faceted scalloped frosted glass shades. 25 1/2″L x 26″W antique light fixture ca.1890

$1,295.00

#6091L Polished brass gas pendant (electrified) with a period stencil etched shade. 18″L ca.1890

$635

#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

$1,995

#6578L(C) Polished brass pan chain suspended from canopy with 3 delicately etched old ruffled glass shades. 15″W x 33″L ca.1915

$535

#6387L Pair of sleek Art Deco pendants with brushed aluminum fitters and period white globes. 28″L x 12″W ca.1930

$345 each - only 1 left

#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

$1,295

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

$695

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

$435

#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

$1,195

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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