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Cresting

Cresting

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1700 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wrought iron, painted and gilded

  • Museum number:

    709-1892

  • Gallery location:

    Ironwork, Room 114a, case WS

Physical description

Cresting from a gate, painted and gilt wrought iron with flaming vase and fruit decoration.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca. 1700 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Wrought iron, painted and gilded

Dimensions

Height: 90 cm, Width: 146 cm, Depth: 10 cm

Descriptive line

Ironwork cresting from a gate, painted and gilt wrought iron with flaming vase and fruit decoration, made in England, ca. 1700

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

Höver, Otto. Das Eisenwerk: Die Kunstformen des Schmiedeeisens vom Mittelalter bis zum ausgang des 18 Jahrhunderts. Tubingen, 1961.
Encyclopaedia of Ironwork: Examples of hand wrought iron from the Middle Ages to the end of the Eighteenth century. 1927. Pl.203.
Dawson, N. English Iron Railings, Gates etc of XVII and XVIII Centuries. pp.17-22.
Ingram, H. V. Wrought-iron Gates. Country Life. Jan. 20th 1950. pp. 156-157.
Hall, Michael. No Barriers to the Imagination. Country Life. Sept. 3rd 1992. pp.54-55.

Labels and date

CRESTING from a gate
Wrought iron
England; c. 1700

Museum No. 709-189 [07/1994]

Materials

Wrought iron

Techniques

Painting (coating); Gilding

Subjects depicted

Vases; Fruit; Flames

Categories

Metalwork; Ironwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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