ISSUE 34  |  Summer Wrap-Up

10 Easy Pieces: White Porcelain Doorknobs

August 27, 2014 9:00 AM

BY Alexa Hotz

White porcelain doorknobs–popular from the Civil War to the 1930s– have a classic, summery appeal that works year-round. Here are some favorite options.

Above: Classic and clean, the White Porcelain Doorknob is $35 at Rejuvenation Hardware.

Above: Thomas Hoof Produkt in Germany offers a Porcelain Door Set that includes two knobs and two key rosettes for €33.50.

Above: High-end hardware purveyor Nanz of New York 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 $83.22 from Amazon.


Above: This Pair of White Porcelain Doorknobs has a solid brass shank and polished chrome base and is $40.99 at Amazon.

Above: Emtek’s Ice White Doorknob Set is $96 from Low Price Doorknobs.

Above: Nostalgic Warehouse’s White Porcelain Knob is designed for indoor/outdoor use and available in six different metal finishes; $36.54 from Knobs and Hardware.

Above: Emtek’s Almond Knob is $96 at Emtek Hardware.

Above: The Doorknob Passageway Set in white porcelain is $73 each, $67 each for a set of three, and $49 each for a set of 10 at the Renovator’s Supply.

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N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on May 1, 2013, as part of our Renovation and Reclamation issue.