The Nantucket Basket Door Knocker is sand-cast in solid bronze. The oiled bronze finish is attained by successively dipping raw bronze castings into a patina solution and then buffing them to a satin finish. With the repetition of this process Michael creates the rich, dark multi-tone finish of his Oiled Bronze. Then finished with a patina process to give the Basket a warm antique finish. This Nantucket Basket Door Knocker was designed by Michael Healy, an accomplished Rhode Island artisan known for his truly unique Door Knockers. Michael believes that your Door Knocker should reflect your individuality and personal taste. The Nantucket Basket, with its classic simplicity, captures the essence of a peaceful life by the shore. Your Nantucket Basket comes with a plastic planter to hold live planted flowers, adding to its unique charm.