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Fire irons
  • Fire irons
    Gimson, Ernest William, born 1864 - died 1919
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Fire irons

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1910 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Gimson, Ernest William, born 1864 - died 1919 (designers)
    Daneway House Workshops (makers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wrought steel

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.120-1960

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Set of wrought steel fire irons comprising a stand, poker, log hook, fork, tongs and a brush.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca. 1910 (made)

Artist/maker

Gimson, Ernest William, born 1864 - died 1919 (designers)
Daneway House Workshops (makers)

Materials and Techniques

Wrought steel

Object history note

Trained as an architect but working chiefly in the field of decorative arts, Gimson was heavily influenced by the designer William Morris and the Arts and Crafts Movement of the late 19th century. These examples of his work show the contemporary enthusism for folk and 'domestic' art.

Descriptive line

Set of fire irons, wrought steel, designed by Ernest Gimson and made by Daneway House Workshops, England, ca. 1910

Labels and date

FIRE IRONS
Wrought steel
England; c.1910
Designed by Ernest Gimson (1864-1919) and made by the Daneway House Workshops

Trained as an architect but working chiefly in the field of decorative arts, Gimson was heavily influenced by the designer William Morris and the Arts and Crafts Movement of the late 19th century. These examples of his work show the contemporary enthusism for folk and 'domestic' art. The group comprises of a stand, poker, log hook, fork, tongs and brush.

Museum No. Circ.120-f-1960 [07/1994]

Materials

Steel

Techniques

Forging (metal forming)

Categories

Metalwork; Ironwork; Household objects

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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