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Fanlight

Fanlight

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (made)
    Trier (made)

  • Date:

    18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wrought iron

  • Museum number:

    359-1896

  • Gallery location:

    Ironwork, Room 114e, case WS

Physical description

Wrought iron fanlight with 14 radiating rectangular bars, attached by knobbed rivets at the out end to the frame and at the inner end to a semi-circular panel filled with scrollwork and edged with foliage. A floral ornament ending in a curled spike is rivetted to the frame in the interval between the bars.

Place of Origin

Germany (made)
Trier (made)

Date

18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Wrought iron

Dimensions

Height: 68 cm, Width: 161 cm, Depth: 14 cm

Descriptive line

Ironwork fanlight, wrought iron with 14 radiating bars and inner semi-circular panel of scrollwork edged with foliage, Germany, 18th century

Labels and date

LUNETTE GRILLE
Wrought iron
Germany; 18th century

The unusual shape of the grille probably reflects the original architectural opening, with a dropped keystone

Museum No. 359-1896 [07/1994]

Materials

Wrought iron

Techniques

Forging (metal forming)

Subjects depicted

Scrollwork; Foliage

Categories

Metalwork; Architectural fittings; Ironwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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