ZE-926 Rusell & Erwin Reproduction Hummingbird Entrance Door Knob Circa 1870
This is the entrance-size hummingbird door knob by R&E, produced in 1870. The detail and composition of these knobs is simply stunning. Note the fine detail cast on the side of the knob, which feature mythological griffins.
Our reproductions have been taken directly from the original antiques, recast in silicon bronze.
This doorknobs was originally shown in the 1870 catalog with the ZE-561 door plate, .
Knob measures 2 5/8" in diameter and projects by 2". It is sold by each, without a spindle. To make a set, order two knobs and connecting spindle .This rare knob is also available in the interior door passage size .
For extra thick doors, you may purchase an extra long square doorknob shaft spindle separately, which may be trimmed as needed.
We offer an extensive selection of Victorian doorknob roses and doorknob backplates in many styles to suit this doorknob.
How far from the edge of the door is the center of your doorknob? Thisis the backset, and determines which latch or mortise lock you use. Fora 2 3/8" backset, we offer a tubular latch , and a privacy tubular deadbolt latch option. Very narrow panel doors or doors with lots of glass may need a 1 3/8" backset passage latch .
If you prefer a full mortise lock with key function and mortise lock with privacy turnlatch function , we have 1 3/4", 2 1/4" or 2 5/8" backset. If you also need a turnlatch knob, we have an oval knob turnlatch , and the popular crescent shape turnlatch.
This doorknob would also work well with our Windsor pattern, a staple inhigh end Victorian homes. There are Windsordoorrplates in several sizes, or Windsordoorrplate with turnlatch (pictured here also).