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Masterpieces of Italian Decorative Ironwork (Dover Pictorial Archive)

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This magnificently illustrated volume showcases elegant examples of ironwork designs by five centuries of Italian masters. Spanning the fourteenth through the eighteenth centuries, the collection encompasses both simple and elaborate ornaments for doors, windows, gates, balcony and staircase railings, and other architectural features. A remarkable variety of motifs are depicted--from gracefully executed florals and foliated elements, to exquisite swirls and curls, and striking portrayals of mythical beasts.

A dazzling treasury of ornamental ironwork, this archive of royalty-free motifs will delight lovers of antiques, commercial artists, and anyone intrigued by decorative flourishes from the past.

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Fiveand#160;centuries of superb ironwork designs by Italian masters encompass both simple and elaborate ornamentation for doors, windows, gates, balconies, stairs, and other architectural features. 172 black-and-white illustrations.

Synopsis:

Spanning 5 centuries of magnificent ironwork designs by Italian masters, this superb archive encompasses both simple and elaborate ornamentation for doors, windows, gates, balconies, stairs, and other architectural features. A remarkable variety of motifs are depicted — from gracefully executed florals and foliated elements to striking portrayals of mythical beasts. 172 black-and-white illustrations.

Synopsis:

Spanning 5 centuries of magnificent ironwork designs by Italian masters, this superb archive encompasses both simple and elaborate ornamentation for doors, windows, gates, balconies, stairs, and other architectural features. A remarkable variety of motifs are depicted — from gracefully executed florals and foliated elements to striking portrayals of mythical beasts. 172 black-and-white illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486443829
Author:
Pedrini, Augusto
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Selected by:
Grafton, Carol Belanger
Selected:
Grafton, Carol Belanger
Subject:
General
Subject:
Italy
Subject:
Decoration & Ornament
Subject:
Architectural ironwork
Subject:
Silver, Gold & Other Metals
Subject:
Architectural ironwork - Italy
Subject:
Silver
Subject:
Architecture-Ornamentation
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Jewelry and Metalwork
Publication Date:
20060131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
11 x 8.38 in 0.84 lb

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"Synopsis" by ,
Fiveand#160;centuries of superb ironwork designs by Italian masters encompass both simple and elaborate ornamentation for doors, windows, gates, balconies, stairs, and other architectural features. 172 black-and-white illustrations.
"Synopsis" by ,
Spanning 5 centuries of magnificent ironwork designs by Italian masters, this superb archive encompasses both simple and elaborate ornamentation for doors, windows, gates, balconies, stairs, and other architectural features. A remarkable variety of motifs are depicted — from gracefully executed florals and foliated elements to striking portrayals of mythical beasts. 172 black-and-white illustrations.
"Synopsis" by ,
Spanning 5 centuries of magnificent ironwork designs by Italian masters, this superb archive encompasses both simple and elaborate ornamentation for doors, windows, gates, balconies, stairs, and other architectural features. A remarkable variety of motifs are depicted — from gracefully executed florals and foliated elements to striking portrayals of mythical beasts. 172 black-and-white illustrations.
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