Sheraton Knobs represent a classical style favored during the late 18th - early 19th century. This Federal style knob was popularized by Thomas Sheraton. He was an English cabinetmaker and authored the Cabinet-Maker and Upholsterer’s Drawing-Book. This design book influenced a movement of furniture which is referred to as Sheraton. It represents a classical design which became popular in America. Refined forms, clean lines, straight legs and geometric shapes defined furniture of this era. Furniture of this period primarily used knobs rather than handles. These Sheraton knobs were made of brass with intricate patterns. Sheraton knobs were the perfect complement, harmonizing with the underlying English design theme of this era.