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Escutcheon

Escutcheon

  • Place of origin:

    Toledo (made)

  • Date:

    17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wrought iron, pierced, engraved

  • Credit Line:

    Gift from Dr. W.L.Hildburgh FSA

  • Museum number:

    M.97-1927

  • Gallery location:

    Ironwork, Room 114b, case 10

Physical description

Wrought iron escutcheon for a key, the oval plate surrounded by pierced and engraved foliage and a grotesque mask.

Place of Origin

Toledo (made)

Date

17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Wrought iron, pierced, engraved

Dimensions

Height: 16.5 cm, Width: 12.7 cm

Descriptive line

Ironwork escutcheon for a key, wrought iron, pierced, engraved, made in Toledo, Spain, 17th century.

Labels and date

26. KEY-ESCUTCHEON, wrought iron, Spain (Toledo); 17th century
Gift of Dr W.L. Hildburgh, FSA
Museum No. M.97-1927 [07/1994]

Materials

Wrought iron

Techniques

Forging (metal forming); Pierced; Engraved

Categories

Metalwork; Ironwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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