Decorative antique ironwork: a pictorial treasury
Dover Publications, 1924 - Antiques & Collectibles - 415 pages
Rare volume illustrates the history of European decorative ironwork from Roman times to the 19th century. Over 4,500 outstanding examples of antique ironwork are illustrated on 415 plates: grilles, locks and padlocks, escutcheons, doorknobs, hinges and mountings, signs and brackets, jewelry, toilet accessories, key rings, handbag frames, liturgical objects, and much, much more.
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back plates beaded steel Blued steel bolts bottom bows buckles candlestick Cast iron Chased and damascened chased iron chased steel chatelaines Chest lock coats-of-arms Cut-out and chased cut-out and engraved cut-out iron d'Allemagne damascened iron damascened steel damascened with gold damascened with silver decorated with foliate domed lid door knockers Door locks Door ring-handle Eighteenth and nineteenth Eighteenth century Engraved and chased engraved copper engraved iron engraved steel Escutcheons Fifteenth and sixteenth flint-and-steels foliate scrolls France French German gold and silver guilloched Henri Le Secq inscription iron and steel Iron jewelry Italy Keyhole plates keys Knobs left to right locksmiths Louis XVI mascarons motifs nailheads nineteenth centuries Paris pierced plaque plates of cut-out rectangular repouss6 iron Rouen Saint scissors Secq des Tournelles Seventeenth and eighteenth Seventeenth century sheet iron Sign Sixteenth and seventeenth Sixteenth century Sixteenth to eighteenth Spain Sweetmeat boxes top center Wrought and chased Wrought and repousse Wrought iron