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Decorative Ironwork: Wrought Iron Gratings, Gates and Railings
     

Decorative Ironwork: Wrought Iron Gratings, Gates and Railings

by Margarete Baur-Heinhold
 
Who can resist the magic of beautiful wrought ironwork? What artists in iron have wrought over the centuries in ornaments and decorations is shown in this book through hundreds of captivating photographs. Thorough attention is paid to the restoration of wrought iron through discussions of techniques and various materials. The ironwork examples are organized according

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Who can resist the magic of beautiful wrought ironwork? What artists in iron have wrought over the centuries in ornaments and decorations is shown in this book through hundreds of captivating photographs. Thorough attention is paid to the restoration of wrought iron through discussions of techniques and various materials. The ironwork examples are organized according to the uses of ironwork, such as gratings that protect doors and windows, entries and gates from Europe in the Middle Ages, through the artistic creations of the 17th and 18th centuries up to works of our own day. Balconies and stairways, arbors, fencing, and church gratings provide exceptional opportunities for beautiful wrought iron artistry. Look and learn, and be inspired.

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Examples shown are arranged according to their uses, such as windows, balconies, stairs, gates, fences, tombs, fountains and doors.

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ISBN-13:
9780764301537
Publisher:
Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
Publication date:
09/28/1996
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
9.22(w) x 12.14(h) x 0.86(d)

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