The pineapple has traditionally been recognized as the symbol of welcome and hospitality throughout America, and especially in Virginia. When the great clipper ships and merchant vessels of colonial days returned from their voyages bearing exotic fruits from the West Indies, captains and sailors alike would display a pineapple over their door as a sign to friends that they had returned home safely and that visitors were welcome.
The true insignia of gracious living, this pineapple door knocker made of solid brass is truly a performing work of art. Comes with a heavy solid brass striker button and 2" brass screws.
Dimensions: 7" x 4.5" x 2". Spacing between holes: 3.75", which may vary slightly as each piece is hand made. Weighs 3.87 lbs. If selecting finishing buttons, this door knocker requires 2.
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