Rare Antique Figural RHC “Columbian” Entry Door Hardware Set, Art Nouveau, Cast Bronze NDKS151 - For Sale
Rare Antique Figural RHC “Columbian” Entry Door Hardware Set, Art Nouveau, Cast Bronze NDKS151
A rare antique “Columbian” entrance door hardware set by Reading Hardware, 1897. Made of cast bronze, this hardware set features large figural doorknobs with a wolf’s head. The doorplate features a gorgeous Art Nouveau design with curling vines and a swinging keyhole cover; the lock and reversible strike plate are ornamented with a matching design. Since the original rose and keyhole cover were no longer present, we’re including a period-appropriate antique bronze doorknob escutcheon and keyhole for the interior. This entry set includes a pair of doorknobs with the connecting spindle, a lock and matching strike plate, double-keyhole doorplate, rose, and keyhole escutcheon. The larger doorknob is 2-1/2” in diameter and approx. 3” deep; the smaller doorknob is 2-1/4” in diameter and 2-1/2” deep; the large backplate is 3” by 9-7/8”; the rosette is 2-1/4” diameter; and the keyhole is 1” by 2”. The lock has a faceplate 1-1/8” wide and 7-1/2” long, with an approx. 2-5/8” backset. The lock body is 5-1/4” tall and 3-1/2” deep overall.