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Art Deco styles are characterized by rich colors, bold geometry and decadent detail work. They first became popular at the French exposition in 1920 as a backlash against more traditional designs that were so popular at the time. The movement began to take off in America soon after, influencing the fashion and jewelry industries, furniture designs, and eventually the world of architecture.


Noteworthy is the lack of Victorian ornamentation and the appearance of strong architectural lines.


Our patterns are taken from antique originals, and are stamped in solid brass and bronze. Images show the following:

The back plates come in the following finishes: Unlacquered Brass. Also available in Hand Antiqued Brass, Polished Nickel.

Zelda Back Plate & Octagonal Knob Sets

  • Measurements

    Back Plates: 6-3/4" x 1-3/4"

    Doorknobs: 2-1/4"

  • Description

    • Set includes pair of doorknobs, pair of back plates, spindle, and 5/8" screws.
    • Three types of Back Plates: Passage, Keyed, Privacy 
    • Privacy Note: One plate has a turn piece ($10) and one has a key hole for emergency access. 
    • This set CANNOT be modified for a privacy tube latch.
    • This set is NOT compatible with pre-bored doors.
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