Mirror knob

Mirror knob
Title
Mirror knob
Date 
1780-1800
Medium 
Brass, enamel
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 x 2 in. ( 7.6 x 5.1 cm )
Description 
Single "Battersea" enamel mirror knob with circular face; monochrome painted enamel center with portrait of George Washington and banner above with lettering; enamel set into circular stamped brass face with molded edge; turned post with threaded screw at end.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Object Number 
1941.928
Marks 
painted: in banner above portrait: "GENL. WASHINGTON"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group