Mirror knob

Object Number: 
1941.928
Date: 
1780-1800
Medium: 
Brass, enamel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 2 in. ( 7.6 x 5.1 cm )
Marks: 
painted: in banner above portrait: "GENL. WASHINGTON"
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group