ZE-963 Aesthetic Entrance Door Knob 2 3/8" Diameter Circa 1879
This is one of the rarest aesthetic movement doorknobs produced by R&E, designed by R.E. Christensen, Pat: # 11,229, June 3, 1879. You can begin to see the movement away from scrolled, ornate Victorian design, with a step toward the geometric Art Deco lines. Therefore this piece would be at home in Art Deco and Art Nouveau decor as well.
Various aesthetic design elements are used in this doorknobs, which includes the sunflower to give a very pleasing effect.
Usually used with backplate ZE-810. Knob measures 2 3/8" in diameter, and projects by 2".
This doorknob is sold by each. If you want a set, order two doorknobs and connecting doorknob shaft . For very thick doors, we sell an extra long 5" spindle that may be trimmed as needed.
We offer an extensive selection of Victorian doorknob roses and doorknob backplates in many styles to suit this doorknob. Of course our preference would be the R.E. door plates !
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 . We also carry the mortise locks with unusual backsets to accomodate your Russell Erwin door plates.
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.
We also make a lovely Windsor door>platewiththeturnlatch included.
Some of our most popular rosettes for use with this knob are: