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Door knocker

Date:
15th century
Culture:
German
Medium:
Iron
Dimensions:
Overall (as if installed): 10 5/16 x 7 3/8 x 1 11/16 in. (26.2 x 18.8 x 4.3 cm) Knocker-a: 9 13/16 x 7 3/8 x 1 7/16 in. (25 x 18.8 x 3.7 cm) Plate-b: 7 3/16 x 6 15/16 x 1/8 in. (18.2 x 17.7 x 0.3 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Iron
Credit Line:
Gift of Henry G. Marquand, 1887
Accession Number:
87.11.701a, b
Not on view
Henry G. Marquand, New York (until 1887)
Hoffeld, Jeffrey M. "The Art of the Medieval Blacksmith." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, n.s., 28. no. 4 (December 1969). p. 168.



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