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Available in the following finishes: Polished Bronze, Hand Antique Bronze


The neoclassical style French Shell pattern dates to around 1890. It was made by Sargent and Company of New Haven Connecticut. Its original name was Frontenac.


Set includes 2 doorknobs, 2 entry back plates, spindle and set screws.

Mortise lock and cylinder sold separately. Compatible with Baldwin exterior mortise locks

Neoclassical French Shell Entry Doorknob Set

  • Description

    The back plates feature a stylized shell at the top and French scroll design. We have reproduced this pattern by lost wax investment casting for a beautiful home in Texas. This process is more time consuming and expensive than traditional sand casting.

  • Measurements


    2-1/2" x 1-5/8" diameter

    2-1/2" projection

    Back Plates: 12-1/4" x 2-7/8"

    Mortise Cylinder

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