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Stove plate

Stove plate

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Cast iron

  • Museum number:

    M.114-1929

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Cast iron stove plate, with a figure of the goddess Diana holding a bow.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Cast iron

Dimensions

Height: 50 cm, Width: 50 cm, Depth: 2 cm

Descriptive line

Stove plate, cast iron, with figure of the goddess Diana carrying a bow, made in France, 18th century

Labels and date

STOVE-PLATE
Cast iron
France; 18th century

With the figure of Diana, the Roman goddess of Chastity. In keeping with her role as the virgin huntress, she carries a bow.

Museum No. M.114-1929 [07/1994]

Materials

Cast iron

Techniques

Casting

Categories

Metalwork; Household objects; Myths & Legends; Ironwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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