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Baluster

Baluster

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1760-1800 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wrought iron and brass

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Ministry of Works

  • Museum number:

    M.62-1943

  • Gallery location:

    Stair D, case WS

Physical description

Baluster, wrought iron with a cast brass rosette, of scroll outline with the rosette in the middle and honeysuckle ornament above and below.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

ca. 1760-1800 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Wrought iron and brass

Dimensions

Height: 88 cm, Width: 28 cm, Depth: 8.5 cm

Object history note

From Whitehall Gardens, London.

Descriptive line

Baluster, wrought iron with a cast brass rosette, London, ca. 1760-1800

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

A Collection of Iron Balusters. Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Jan. 1932, p.21.

Labels and date

BALUSTER
Wrought iron and brass
England; c. 1760-1800

From Whitehall Gardens, London. Decorated Neo-classical honeysuckle ornament above and below.

Museum No. M.62-1943 [07/1994]

Materials

Wrought iron; Brass

Techniques

Forging; Casting

Subjects depicted

Rosette; Scroll-work; Honeysuckle

Categories

Architectural fittings; Ironwork; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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