A Fabulous old Cast Iron Door Knocker with Figural Goats Head decoration. This Knocker is marked KENRICK & SONS and has the Victorian Date Lozenge imprinted to back dating the piece to 16th August 1862.The knocker measures 9 1/2" in length with a width of 4" at widest point.
Archibald Kenrick & Sons started life as an iron founder in 1791, manufacturing buckles and livery fittings in West Bromwich. The cast-iron hollow-ware products included saucepans, kettles, round and oval pots, box irons and coffee grinders. The ‘odd-work’ and builders’ ironmongery included hinges, door knockers, handles, bell pulls, mole traps, castors, lavatory fittings and garden furniture etc.
Over 200 years later they still manufacture from the same site as a part of the privately owned SPIRE MANUFACTURING.