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escutcheon

the place on the stern or transom of a vessel where the name is shown

Escutcheon

A protective plate that surrounds the keyhole of a door or door handle.

escutcheon

[e′skəch·ən]
(design engineering)
An ornamental shield, flange, or border used around a dial, window, control knob, or other panel-mounted part. Also known as escutcheon plate.

escutcheon

key plate, escutcheon, 1
1. A protective plate surrounding the keyhole of a door, a light switch, etc.; also called a scutcheon.
2. A flange on a pipe, used to cover a hole in a floor through which the pipe passes.
3. A protective or ornamental cover at the termination of a post, picket, or rail against a tread, floor, or wall.
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Caption: The faux ivory grips are fastened with brass escutcheons, and the gun features a functional steel lanyard loop.
Do not over tighten the screw as you can easily break the old hard rubber panels or pull the right side panel escutcheon through the walnut grip if not careful.
The 1325 series includes non-handled escutcheons plus 1/4 turn inserts (double bar, square, triangular etc.), as well as profile half cylinders, electromechanical, round cylinder and insert configurations, as well as a padlockable variant with cylinder lock for dual level security.
The set that came with my Police Positive grips were a perfect fit but the H&R grips required (careful) drilling for flush mounting of the escutcheons.
Made entirely by hand, rectangular and crescent shapes were popular in the 1730s, while those shaped like the escutcheons around key holes on furniture were favourites in the late 1740s.
Theseare all handsome by themselves; they are baroque forms that recall architectural borrowings from nature such as escutcheons.
To achieve authenticity in its aged look, Kincaid not only made escutcheons that work, it created realistic decorative grooves in a dining table by offsetting the layup of the boards, then running them only partly through a planer before hand-planing and hand-sanding them.
Handle knobs, and escutcheons are examples of decorative functional parts, and the use of laminates in electrical equipment and molded phenolic distributor vases are examples of purely functional parts.
You can get escutcheons with covers in all shapes and sizes, and they just screw in place over the keyhole.
Even more impressive will be a superb Queen Anne oak chest on stand with original handles and escutcheons, its stand with cabriole legs and pad feet.
Left: bronze escutcheons designed by Rodolphe Christesen, c.