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Pair of window grilles

Pair of window grilles

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    1500-1600 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wrought iron

  • Museum number:

    125 to C-1879

  • Gallery location:

    Ironwork, Room 114c, case WS []

Physical description

A pair of window grilles, wrought iron. Each of rectangular form with shaped shoulders and separate semi-circular upper elements. The frame of square section and the rods of round section. The main grille with closely spaced straight elements in a diagonal pattern, with scrolled ornament at each side; the upper eleements with similar scrolled ornament.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

1500-1600 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Wrought iron

Dimensions

Height: 1.84 m, Width: 94 cm

Descriptive line

Pair of wrought iron window grilles, Italy, 1500-1600

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

p.31, fig.33
Campbell, Marian. An Introduction to Ironwork. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1985. 48 p., ill. ISBN 0112904157

Labels and date

PAIR OF WINDOW GRILLES
Wrought iron
Italy; C. 1575-1600

Window grilles like these can still be seen in place in Italy, particularly in Venice. The simple but effective pattern of iron-wire trellis work in the grilles complements the more elaborate fleur-de-lys in the fanlights.

Museum No. 125-c-1879 [07/1994]

Materials

Iron

Techniques

Hammering

Categories

Metalwork; Architectural fittings; Ironwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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