In the photograph, the decorative lever arm (1) is hinged to rotate 90 degrees out of a metal `keeper` bracket (2), and then pull away from the surface of the door, which rotates the round metal rod (3), and also the hook at the bottom of the rod to unfasten the mechanism from the metal `stop` (4) mounted on the floor and unfasten the door lea...
Found on


(from the article `Régence style`) ...tortoise-shell marquetry on ebony was adapted to the new taste. Woods such as walnut, rosewood, and mahogany were used as veneer. A sculptural ... ...In the following period (c. 1730–50), his artistry became balanced, retaining an elegant strength and avoiding the excess of Rococo; from ...
Found on
No exact match found