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Balcony front

Balcony front

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    first half 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wrought iron

  • Museum number:

    M.343&A-1910

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Wrought iron balcony front decorated with symmetrically arranged rococo scrolls, flowers and fruit.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

first half 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Wrought iron

Dimensions

Height: 88.2 cm, Width: 142.1 cm each half

Descriptive line

Balcony front, wrought iron with rococo scrolls, flowers and fruit, French, first half of the 18th century

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

Pl.38, p.99
Gardner, John Starkie. Ironwork. Part 2: Continental ironwork of the renaissance and later periods. London, 1896.
Fig. 40, p.12
Campbell, Marian. An Introduction to Ironwork. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1985. 48 p., ill. ISBN 0112904157
Lister, R. Art in Iron. pp.113-116. fig.8.
Pl.45, p.104
Zimelli, Umberto and Giovanni Vergerio. Il Ferro Battuto. Milan, 1966.
Fig.104
Baur-Heinhold, Margarete. Schmiedeeisen : Gitter, Tore u. Geländer. München : Callwey, 1977. 176 p., ill. ISBN 3766704079

Labels and date

BALCONY FRONT
Wrought iron
France; first half of 18th century
M.343-1910

Decorated with symmetrically arranged rococo scrolls, flowers and fruit. The flamboyant mannerist style is characteristic of eastern French workmanship. [07/1994]

Materials

Wrought iron

Techniques

Forging (metal forming)

Categories

Metalwork; Architectural fittings; Ironwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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