Sunday, March 11, 2012

The art of cast-iron door hardware from yesteryear

Time was, we were surrounded  with beautiful designs on commonplace and utilitarian objects.  All of this required expertise in design, mould-making and metal casting.  Over the years, many of these lovely details have been painted over and forgotten.  It's worth rescuing.  Remove the layers of paint, and voila!

Pat'd Oct 1889

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