E & M Perez Ellen and Michael Perez
Home
 
Secessionist/Jugendstil Coppered Bronze Door Knocker

browse these categories for related items...
Directory: Archives: Decorative Art: Pre 1900: item # 1192003

Please refer to our stock # ad203 when inquiring.

Click to view additional online
photographs:
1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6


E & M Perez
Archer
FL
352-495-4086

Guest Book

Sold

Secessionist/Jugendstil Coppered Bronze Door Knocker
Of heavy, hand worked bronze, with a copper finish, this door knocker is made in Jugendstil design, also referred to as Secessionist design, developing in Europe, primarily Germany and Austria in the late 1800's. The style was simple and functional in form, having natural and geometric forms as the basis of design, eschewing the excesses of Art Nouveau and Victorian era elaborate works. Not signed by the maker, it is stamped Ges. Gesch. which indicates that the design is protected by copyright. It is dated 1888, measures 7" by 3 1/2" and is heavy and sturdy, quite suitable for use. There is a nice old patina, including some dirt, which we have not touched. This is a wonderful antique door knocker, perfect for an Arts & Crafts home or similar design, and would enhance either a house door or even a large cabinet as an opener.


Page design by TROCADERO © 1998-2013 View Cart
Categories Shops Join Terms Critique Map Help