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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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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.
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.
But to the good, the original version can be detail-stripped and reassembled without any tools--except for the semi-permanent ejector pin and grip 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.
Lindquist describes how painters to the Dukes of Burgundy were often rewarded as much, or more, for personal loyalty to the duke than for their artistic skills, and became closest and most useful members of the court through their management roles in large collaborative projects, including such "low arts" as design for pennants, banners, harnesses, and escutcheons, a position also noted by Elsig for artists in Savoy (61).
Instead, Gwiz custom-ordered brass escutcheons to cover the window frame, making it much more pleasing to the eye.