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Gate cresting

Gate cresting

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (made)

  • Date:

    1700-1800 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wrought iron

  • Museum number:

    5978-1856

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Wrought iron, in the centre a shield surmounted by a coronet, open scroll work on each side.

Place of Origin

Germany (made)

Date

1700-1800 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Wrought iron

Dimensions

Height: 69 cm, Width: 180 cm, Depth: 15 cm

Descriptive line

Wrought iron cresting for a gate, in the centre a shield surmounted by a coronet, open scrollwork either side, Germany, 18th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

The Art Journal. 1869. p. 190
Hall, Michael. No Barriers to the Imagination. Country Life. Sept. 3rd 1992. pp.54-55.

Labels and date

GATE CRESTING
Wrought iron
Germany; 18th century
5978-1856 [07/1994]

Materials

Wrought iron

Techniques

Forging (metal forming)

Subjects depicted

Shield; Coronet

Categories

Architectural fittings; Metalwork; Ironwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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