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Door knocker and escutcheon

Door knocker and escutcheon

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wrought iron, pierced and engraved

  • Museum number:

    M.255:1-1921

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Door knocker and escutcheon made of wrought iron. The escutcheon plate is pierced and engraved with warrior's heads. The incised knocker bears an applied scrolling mask.

Place of Origin

Germany (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Wrought iron, pierced and engraved

Descriptive line

Door knocker and escutcheon, wrought iron, Germany, the knocker is late 17th century and the escutcheon is early 17th century

Labels and date

DOOR KNOCKER
Wrought iron
German; 17th century
M.255-1921

The early 17th century escutcheon plate is pierced and engraved with warriors' heads. The incised knocker is of a later date, c.1700, and bears an applied scrolling mask. [07/1994]

Materials

Wrought iron

Techniques

Forging (metal forming); Piercing; Engraving

Categories

Metalwork; Ironwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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