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Doors

Doors

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wrought iron and brass, gilded

  • Museum number:

    638-1888

  • Gallery location:

    Ironwork, Room 114c, case 9N []

Physical description

Doors made of wrought iron and brass, gilded, with four eight-pointed stars in the corners.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Wrought iron and brass, gilded

Dimensions

Height: 86.5 cm, Width: 103 cm, Depth: 7 cm

Object history note

The eight-pointed stars in the corners may be an heraldic motif, possible that of the Albani family.

Descriptive line

Doors, wrought iron and brass, Italy, 17th century

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

Hall, Michael. No Barriers to the Imagination. Country Life. Sept. 3rd 1992. pp.54-55.
Ingram, H. V. Wrought-iron Gates. Country Life. Jan. 20th 1950. pp. 156-157.

Labels and date

DOORS
Wrought iron and brass
Italy; 17th century

The eight-pointed stars in the corners may be an heraldic motif, possible that of the Albani family.

Museum No. 638-1888
[07/1994]

Materials

Wrought iron; Brass

Techniques

Forging; Gilding

Categories

Metalwork; Ironwork; Architectural fittings

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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