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Door knocker

Door knocker

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    second half 16th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wrought iron, chiselled

  • Museum number:

    M.258-1927

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Wrought iron door knocker, lyre-shaped with two dolphins chiselled in high relief.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

second half 16th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Wrought iron, chiselled

Descriptive line

Door knocker, lyre-shaped wrought iron with two dolphins chiselled in high relief, made in Italy, second half of the 16th century

Labels and date

DOOR KNOCKER
Wrought iron
Italy; second half of the 16th century
M.258-1927

Lyre-shaped and chiselled in high relief with two dolphins. [07/1994]

Materials

Wrought iron

Techniques

Forging (metal forming); Chiselling

Subjects depicted

Dolphin (animal)

Categories

Metalwork; Ironwork; Animals and Wildlife

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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