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Corporate Author Musée Le Secq des Tournelles.

Title Decorative antique ironwork : a pictorial treasury / by Henry René d'Allemagne ; introduction, bibliography, and translation of captions by Vera K. Ostoia.

Imprint New York : Dover Publications, c1968.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    739.4 MUS    Available
Description x, 415 p. : chiefly ill. ; 31 cm.
Series Dover pictorial archive series
Dover pictorial archive series .
Note "This Dover edition ... is a republication of all the plates in the two portfolios of Musée Le Secq des Tournelles à Rouen: Ferronnerie ancienne, originally published ... in 1924."
"Other books by Henry René d'Allemagne": p. x.
Contents Introduction to the Dover edition -- Other books by Henry René d'Allemagne -- Part I: Architectural ironwork -- The museum and its founder -- Grilles -- Locks and padlocks -- Keys -- Escutcheons (keywhole plates) -- Door knockers -- Doorknobs -- Hinges and mountings -- Handles and pulls -- Bolts and latches -- Signs and brackets -- Objects of repoussé or chased iron -- Part II: Small iron and steel objects -- Steel jewelry -- Berlin cast iron jewelry -- Toilet accessories -- Key rings and handbag frames -- Boxes, sweetmeat boxes, snuff boxes, powder horns -- Shears, scissors, shuttles, bodkins, sewing accessories -- Smoking accessories -- Religious, tower and table clocks -- Bindings, notebook covers, dance programs -- Small objects of guilloched steel -- Large pieces of iron furniture -- Lighting fixtures and accessories -- Grilles; andirons, tongs, and other fireplace accessories; waffle irons and other kitchen equipment -- Various tools and instruments -- Knives and forks, cooking utensils -- Chests and coffers, missal cases, almes boxes -- Wooden furniture with iron parts -- Objects of varnished sheet iron.
Subject Art metal-work.
Added Author Allemagne, Henry René d', 1863-1950.
Ostoia, Vera K.
Added Title Ferronnerie ancienne. English
ISBN 0486220826 (pbk.)
9780486220826 (pbk.)

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