impressive early 20th century ornamental cast bronze metal oval-shaped antique doorknob featuring a a plaque or cartouche with centrally located flame finial torch. the surrounding border consists of a reed and tie with leafage and scroll accent at the top and bottom respectively. mostly uniform patina with blackened encrustation within crevices. design detail masterfully executed. possibly fabricated by yale & towne or sargent. dates to around 1900-1910. measures approximately 3 x 1 7/8 inches.