Antique Russell & Erwin “Verocchio” Entrance Door Hardware Set in Cast Bronze, 1896 NDKS166 - For Sale
Antique Russell & Erwin “Verocchio” Entrance Door Hardware Set in Cast Bronze, 1896 NDKS166
A magnificent antique cast bronze entry door hardware set in the “Verocchio” pattern by Russell & Erwin. This hard-to-find set features very high quality casting and a lovely patina; the doorknobs have a very innovative threaded design that can only be removed from the inside, for extra security. The doorknob is signed with the latest patent date of 1896; the doorplate is signed R&E and includes the pattern name. The doorknobs have a radial foliate design with a flower in the center; the doorplate has an intricate leaf design at both top and bottom. This entry set includes a pair of doorknobs with the connecting spindle, a Russwin mortise lock with lock cylinder, and a large exterior doorplate, an interior escutcheon, and a thumb turn. The larger door knob is 2-1/2” diameter and 2-3/8” deep; the smaller knob is 2-1/4” diameter and 2-3/8” deep. The lock has a 2-1/2” backset, and its faceplate is 7-3/4” by 1”. The exterior doorplate is 3” by 11-3/4”, and the interior rosette is 2-1/8” in diameter. The lock has been carefully examined and operates smoothly.