French Antique Door Knockers Series
Whether you live in the country or in a big city, in France or in the US, these pictures can spark an idea, provide some inspiration to decorate our nest wherever we are, or simply give us joy looking at it. So let’s take a short walk and enjoy!
French Antique Door Knockers in Paris
- Lady’s Hand Holding a Ball Door Knocker: this lady’s hand door knocker is found in several cities in France. This one lives in the heart of the Latin quarters in Paris. Much attention is given to details. For example, you can clearly see the wavy sleeve of the lady’s blouse falling on her wrist. This type of antique door knockers are typically made of cast iron or bronze but the owner chose to paint this one for style. Pictures of more knockers in this lovely style can be found here.
- Snake door knocker: a “porte cochère” (carriage porch) near the Arc de Triomphe and a close up of an unusual antique door knockers with an intricate snake design. It may take courage to knock on this door!
- A Classic Door Knocker: found in many cities around France, this is a simple French country design that suits both the countryside and the cities. This one was also taken while taking a walk on side streets near the Champs-Elysées. Did you notice how the door plate is in the form of a bell — a nice touch to this classic design.
- Double Cupid Door Knocker: spotted on the way to the Eiffel tower, this amazing bronze door knocker is carved with skilled craftsmanship. And those two adorable cupids are so inviting!