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    Looks So Familiar

    Hey everyone, I found this at a new permission where everything is pre-1830. Anyone know what it is? Thanks!
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    It isn't a drawer pull? That's all that comes to mind.
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    Yeah I'm with Tony. An escutcheon for a drawer or cabinet knob.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tony Two-Cent View Post
    It isn't a drawer pull? That's all that comes to mind.
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    Yeah I'm with Tony. An escutcheon for a drawer or cabinet knob.
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    One other thing that comes to mind is it could be a cane cap somewhat like in the photo below and formed to the contour.

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    Thanks everyone! The only reason I didn't think drawer pull was because its concave, and the wrong way for a cane tip. But maybe it was just bent to look concave. Thanks!
    Last edited by OxShoeDrew; 10-12-2022 at 07:19 PM.
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    I vote escutcheon too. Not that I find a lot of mid-1800s items, but the escutcheons I have found on a few permissions in the way past had the concave look. All of the ones I found were very heavy too.
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