Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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doorknob
  • United States
  • doorknob, circa 1785
  • Where object was made: United States
  • copper or brass, enamel
  • Object Length: 6.7 cm
    Object Length: 2 5/8 in
    Object Diameter: 6.4 cm
    Object Diameter: 2 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.3598
Description

Circular doorknob with enamelled face of male (George Washington). Colors of yellow, blue, pink and white background. Enamel on base metal.