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Classic French Wrought Iron: Twelfth-Nineteenth Century

Classic French Wrought Iron: Twelfth-Nineteenth Century

Raymond Lecoq, Gregory Bruhn (Translator)

ISBN: 978-0-393-73157-6

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128 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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Description

From grilles and gates to balconies and complex lock and key mechanisms, this book traces the successive styles of decorative French ironwork over its 700-year development. The authoritative work on traditional French architectural ironwork designs, from Romanesque to the Empire, the book's masterly black-and-white illustrations and concise explanations reveal the complex fabrication techniques and myriad elaborate foliate motifs employed by French craftsmen.