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Screen

Screen

  • Place of origin:

    Spain (made)

  • Date:

    1500-1600 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wrought iron, embossed and painted

  • Museum number:

    M.429 to B-1927

  • Gallery location:

    Ironwork, Room 114e, case 20N []

Physical description

A screen of embossed and painted wrought iron, decorated with grotesque ornament. One panel depicting a fantastical beast in floriated surround, at one side a knight with a sword and a scroll.

Place of Origin

Spain (made)

Date

1500-1600 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Wrought iron, embossed and painted

Descriptive line

Decorative Screen, embossed and painted wrought iron with grotesque ornament and figures, made in Spain, 1500-1600

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

p.20, pl. 6
Campbell, Marian. An Introduction to Ironwork. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1985. 48 p., ill. ISBN 0112904157
plate 25, p.59
Gardner, John Starkie. Ironwork. Part 2: Continental ironwork of the renaissance and later periods. London, 1896.

Labels and date

TWO PANELS
Pierced, embossed and painted iron
Spanish; first half of the 16th century []
PANEL
Wrought iron
Spain; 16th century
429-1927

Painted and embossed [07/1994]

Materials

Wrought iron; Pigment

Techniques

Embossing; Painting (coating); Forging (metal forming)

Subjects depicted

Grotesques

Categories

Metalwork; Ironwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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