Furniture Knob

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Object Name: 
Furniture Knob
Accession Number: 
63.4.78 A
Dimensions: 
(A) H: 7.1 cm, D(rim): 5.1 cm, L(with shank): 7 cm; (B) H: 7.6 cm, D(rim): 5.1 cm, L(with shank): 8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1840-1860
Credit Line: 
Gift of Louise S. Esterly
Primary Description: 
Yellow "vaseline" glass and steel; pressed. Waisted octagonal shape; rayed design on top; eight vertical panels around body; round base; hole from top to bottom with metal screw.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Esterly, Louise S., Source
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 232, left; BIB# 22375