White porcelain door knobs—popular from the Civil War to the 1930s— have a classic appeal. Here are 10 of our favorite options:
Above: Classic and clean, the White Porcelain Door Knob is $38 at Rejuvenation Hardware.
Above: Thomas Hoof Produkt in Germany offers a Porcelain Door Set, which includes two knobs and two key rosettes for €44.
Above: NYC-based high-end hardware purveyor Nanz is the holy grail of hardware; locate a dealer and peruse the offerings at Nanz.
Above: The Classic Rosette Door Set in white porcelain and polished chrome is $76.95 from Amazon.
Above: This Pair of White Porcelain Door Knobs has a solid brass shank and polished chrome base and is $38.99 at Amazon.
Above: Emtek's Ice White Door Knob Set is $94 from Low Priced Door Knobs.
Above: Nostalgic Warehouse's White Porcelain Knob is meant for indoor/outdoor use; available in six different metal finishes for $41.57 from Knobs and Hardware.
Above: Emtek's Almond Knob; $82.36 at Knobs and Hardware.
Above: The Door Knob Passageway Set in white porcelain and chrome is $73 each or $67 each when purchasing a set of three at The Renovator's Supply.
N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on June 29, 2009.