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Altar rail

Altar rail

  • Place of origin:

    Tipton (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1900 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Iron and wood, gilded and painted

  • Museum number:

    M.323-1977

  • Gallery location:

    Ironwork, Room 114a, case WS

Physical description

Altar gate of gilded and painted cast iron and wood, featuring a lily motif.

Place of Origin

Tipton (made)

Date

ca. 1900 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Iron and wood, gilded and painted

Dimensions

Height: 74.5 cm, Width: 68.8. cm

Object history note

From Bloomfield Methodist Church, Tipton, near Dudley, West Midlands. The lily motif shows the impact of Art Nouveau style on English ironwork drawing on sinous plant forms.

Descriptive line

Altar gate, gilded and painted cast iron and wood, featuring a lily motif, Tipton, ca. 1900

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

Ingram, H. V. Wrought-iron Gates. Country Life. Jan. 20th 1950. pp. 156-157.
Dawson, N. English Iron Railings, Gates etc of XVII and XVIII Centuries. pp.17-22.
Hall, Michael. No Barriers to the Imagination. Country Life. Sept. 3rd 1992. pp.54-55.

Labels and date

ALTAR GATE
Cast iron
England; c. 1900

From Bloomfield Methodist Church, Tipton, near Dudley, West Midlands. The lily motif shows the impact of Art Nouveau style on English ironwork drawing on sinous plant forms.

Museum No. M.323-1977 [07/1994]

Materials

Cast iron; Wood

Techniques

Gilding; Painting

Categories

Ironwork; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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