This butterfly-style hinge is smaller, measuring at 3 inches. It is a half-mortise hinge meaning that the plain half of the hinge is embedded into the wood on the frame, while the fancy half of the hinge is fastened to the front of the door. This causes the spine and ball finials to stick out from the door and allows a free, clear swing.
The hinge was manufactured during the first part of the 20th Century and given the flashed copper treatment. The steel hinge was coated with copper and then sprayed (flashed) with a black lacquer. This treatment was not durable. Therefore some pieces show a slight rough finish.
The shape of this hinge is what makes it special. This is an unusual style and hard to find. The plain wing measures 3 inches by 1 1/4 inches. The fancy wing measures 3 inches by 2 inches at its widest point. From ball final tip to ball finial tip is 4 inches.
Screws will be provided.