Friday, September 20, 2013
When we were mooching about Marylebone Lane looking for The Button Queen, we happened across an old fashioned iron mongers (David Penton and Sons) and I saw the perfect door knockers for WBP in the window. They were just what we had been looking for (for quite a while).
Each measures 23cm (9") in diametre, and weighs quite a lot being solid brass. We managed to smuggle them back to the antipodes in our hand luggage despite their weight.
Yesterday I set to designing a suitable front door with gold detailing on a high gloss black lacquer base to show off the knockers. The black and gold is in keeping with the park's signage and logo, and I think it is quite chic. Here is the mock up...