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Door knocker

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1500 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wrought iron, pierced

  • Museum number:

    517&A-1895

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

The plate is decorated with pierced Gothic tracery. The knocker with the figure of St John the Baptist holding a lamb.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

ca. 1500 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Wrought iron, pierced

Descriptive line

Ironwork door knocker, figure of St John the Baptist with lamb on knocker, pierced Gothic tracery on plate, made in France, ca. 1500

Labels and date

DOOR KNOCKER
Wrought iron
France; c.1500
517-1895

The plate is decorated with pierced Gothic tracery, the knocker with the figure of St John the Baptist holding a lamb. [07/1994]

Materials

Wrought iron

Techniques

Forging (metal forming); Piercing

Subjects depicted

Lambs; Tracery

Categories

Metalwork; Architectural fittings; Household objects; Ironwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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