Decorative French Ironwork Designs

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Courier Corporation, Sep 1, 2006 - Design - 48 pages
From gargoyles to umbrella stands --
an immediately usable archive of elegant ironwork designs

This splendid collection, painstakingly reprinted from a rare French volume, includes hundreds of elaborate motifs used to enhance doorway and balcony grilles, gates, garden seats, and other architectural elements. Included are finely detailed images of hat hooks, iron fencing for cemetery plots, candelabra, finials, garden urns, and many other types of decorative antique ironwork. All items are identified by English translations of the original French captions.
An invaluable resource for commercial artists, designers, and craftspeople, this magnificent treasury will be welcomed as well by historians, collectors, preservationists, and anyone interested in historic ironwork.

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