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Plaque

Plaque

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (made)

  • Date:

    1599 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wrought iron

  • Museum number:

    3634-1856

  • Gallery location:

    Ironwork, Room 114c, case WS

The initials RG in front of crossed tools suggest that this was a merchant's sign that might have hung in a shop, or above the door.

Physical description

Plaque, wrought iron. Of rectangular form surrounded with open scroll-work and bearing the initials 'RG' and the date 1599.

Place of Origin

Germany (made)

Date

1599 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Wrought iron

Marks and inscriptions

RG 1599

Dimensions

Height: 31 cm, Width: 70 cm, Depth: 5.5 cm

Descriptive line

Wrought iron plaque, Germany, 1599.

Labels and date

PLAQUE
Wrought iron
Germany; 1599

The initials RG in front of crossed tools suggest that this was a merchant's sign that might have hung in a shop, or above the door.

Museum No. 3634-1856 [1994]

Production Note

Germany

Materials

Iron

Techniques

Forging (metal forming)

Categories

Architectural fittings; Metalwork; Ironwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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