Colby Smith has been crafting doorknockers since 1976. Each door knocker is hand designed and cast from yellow or red brass. They are then hand finished, assembled, and lacquered. This pineapple doorknocker is finished is a polished brass. Long a symbol of hospitality, pineapples were used on Nantucket in the 18th century by Sea Captains returning home. They symbolized that the home was open to guests to welcome the captain home. All necessary hardware is included.