A striking antique cast bronze exterior door backplate, circa 1880s. The escutcheon features an intricately cast design of radiating roping, stylized foliates, a slender volute frame, and a feathered border with beaded accents. The lower keyhole features its original, leafy and swinging keyhole cover. The escutcheon is in very good condition with a beautifully aged patina. This entrance doorplate measures 3-1/2" wide and 12" tall.