Liverpool Door Knocker – D563-0619


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Height 5″
Width 1½”
Depth 1″

Antique Liverpool Door Knocker.

An extremely well detailed door knocker of a Liver bird, the symbol of the English city Liverpool. It can be seen on the cities official coat of arms which depicts the Liver bird with a branch of laver (sea weed) in it’s mouth as a pun on the cities name. The back plate depicts the Mersey Mermaid. In 1848 Richard Mattign boarded a ship bound for America. Unfortunately the ship sank due to a fire on board, hundreds lost their lives. But Richard was saved and placed on the beach at Hoylake by the mermaid!

Circa 1910.

SKU: D563-0619 Category: