This is door knob in a Kerman ancient building. Door knob is an important part of a building because you see and touch it upon your contact with that building. Door knobs in traditional style are so beautiful and in a way an artwork.
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taypejka (1689) 2006-10-10 10:36
Dear Ali Akbar,
Beautiful door knob and at the same time ornament, great blue colour and pattern. Pity that you cropped a bit the top of the pattern but anyway it is lovely.
vhemmati (616) 2006-10-11 16:30
A classic shot of this intersting object, which used to be a popular tool in old days. By judging the size of this door knob, I think it was the one supposed to be used by men, since the ones for women are normally smaller.
amaryllis (36329) 2006-10-15 16:04
beautiful door with nice colours
l'ensemble est bien cadré et très beau style
deblink (2548) 2006-11-05 7:03
I love photos of door knobs and this one is superb. The rustic old door with its blue peeling paint looks great. Thank you for sharing.
- Copyright: Ali Akbar Abdolrashidi (abdolrashidi) (1631)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2005-09-29
- Categories: Artwork
- Camera: Sony Cybershot p200
- Exposure: f/2.8, 1/60 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Door knobs, Persian Culture [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2006-10-10 6:56