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Bracket

Bracket

  • Place of origin:

    Flanders (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1750 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wrought iron

  • Museum number:

    1125-1898

  • Gallery location:

    Ironwork, Room 114b, case WS

Physical description

Wrought iron bracket for a trade sign or lantern, consisting of leafy scrollwork enclosing a pair of floral sprays swinging back to back from a pair of quatrefoil ornaments. At the top is a spike with a wing-nut and a little below is a ring. There are two hooks at the back for hanging the bracket from the wall.

Place of Origin

Flanders (made)

Date

ca. 1750 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Wrought iron

Dimensions

Height: 44 cm, Width: 96 cm, Depth: 10 cm

Descriptive line

Bracket for a trade sign or lantern, wrought iron, Flanders, ca. 1750.

Labels and date

BRACKET
Wrought iron
Flanders; c. 1750

For a trade sign or lantern.

Museum No. 1125-1898 [07/1994]

Materials

Wrought iron

Techniques

Forging (metal forming)

Subjects depicted

Foliage

Categories

Metalwork; Ironwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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