Classic French Wrought Iron
The authoritative work on traditional French architectural ironwork designs, from Romanesque to the Empire, the book's masterly black-and-white illustrations and concise explanations reveal the complex fabrication techniques and myriad elaborate foliate motifs employed by French craftsmen.
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Strap Hinges and Iron Fittings
Guardrails Handrails Balconies Balustrades
17th century accentuated assembly baluster bars bolt bolt-staples brazing carved cathedral chiseled clasp collars composition contours create crosspieces crownwork curved decorated Dominique de Menil door edge eighteenth century engraved entablature evolution executed exterior feet ferronnerie fifteenth fitting plate flat iron forging frame France friezes grillework Guardrails half-lap joints half-round hammer handrails hole horizontal bands Hotel inches interior grilles ironsmith keeper keyhole latch Le Theil leafwork Lecoq lines lock plate Louis XIII Louis XIV Louis XIV style Louis XV style Louis XVI meters millimeters Molded Mortise and tenon Musee de Cluny notches Noyon cathedral orbe-voie ornamentation panels Paris patterns pediment piece pierced pilasters posts rectangular relief repousse sheet metal right angles riveted rococo rotate S-shaped scrolls seventeenth century shank shapes shutters Simple repetition sixteenth century square stamped strap hinges swage Symmetrical technique teenth century tenon tion tumbler tury twelfth vertical Wattenmaker welding