A vintage silver door knocker from 1850 France featuring a bull with a ring in its mouth would be a unique and intricate piece of decorative hardware. The bull's image is crafted in a realistic and detailed manner, with the animal's form and powerful gaze accurately captured.
The silver material lends a luxurious and elegant feel to the door knocker, while also ensuring its durability and longevity. The ring in the bull's mouth is designed to serve as the actual knocker, allowing visitors to alert the occupants of the home to their presence by ringing the ring against the plate that would be mounted on the door.
The overall aesthetic of the door knocker would be reminiscent of the ornate and elaborate designs that were popular during the mid-19th century, featuring intricate detailing and flourishes around the edges of the plate and the bull's figure. The knocker would be a striking and memorable addition to any home, serving as both a functional and decorative piece of hardware that would capture the attention of visitors and passersby alike. Dimensions 5” dia x 7 1/4 long
Great as a door knocker but also a towel holder!