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Ironwork, Room 114a, case WN
This cresting originally surmounted a gateway. The initials IAC within a central monogram possibly refers to the initials of the owner of East Dean Manor House for whom this cresting was made.
Cresting for a gateway, wrought iron, an arched bar surmounted by a triangular group of leafy scrolls with sprays of laurel; centre panel with the letters IGA in monogram.
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Marks and inscriptions
Height: 86 cm, Width: 210 cm, Diameter: 6 cm
Object history note
From East Dean Manor House, Hants
Cresting for a gateway, wrought iron, England, 1700-1800
Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)
Campbell, Marian Decorative Ironwork, London, 1997, p.58 ill. ISBN. 1851771956
Ingram, H. V. Wrought-iron Gates. Country Life. Jan. 20th 1950. pp. 156-157.
Dawson, N. English Iron Railings, Gates etc of XVII and XVIII Centuries. pp.17-22.
Hall, Michael. No Barriers to the Imagination. Country Life. Sept. 3rd 1992. pp.54-55.
Labels and date
England; 18th century
From a gateway. The central panel contains the monogram ICA, possibly referring to an owner of East Dean Manor House, Hampshire, for which the cresting was made.
Museum No. M.353-1926 [07/1994]
Laurel; Monogram; Scroll-work
Architectural fittings; Ironwork; Metalwork