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view 2006bf1840 jpg s Unknown MET Maja Schalburg Bequest 1884-12-31 1875-01-01 ca.1880 (made) Sewing machine, cast iron, japanned in black and gold, England, about 1880 The functional aspects of the sewing machine do not result in an easy or regular shape for... 454 2014-08-29T19:20:22.000Z 2014-08-29T19:20:22.000Z 52.883289 In Storage -1.97685 Cast iron, japanned in black and gold M.44:1-1991 m4411991 O115678 Sewing machine Sewing machine, cast iron, japanned in black and gold, with a label, engraved 'The arm and... England 2006BF1840 3 sewing-machine-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z 1884 1875 view
view 2006al3038 jpg s Harvo, John MET 1600-12-31 1550-01-01 1550-1600 (made) Fireback showing the Tudor royal arms, iron, by John Harvo, Sussex, 1550-1600 Height: 76.2 cm, Width: 107.3 cm British Galleries, Bromley-by-Bow Room, room 58 8657 British Galleries: A fireback was used to protect the brick lining of a hearth from the intense... 2014-08-29T19:47:16.000Z 2014-08-29T19:47:16.000Z 52.883289 British Galleries, Bromley-by-Bow Room, room 58, case WE, shelf EXP -1.97685 Cast with the Tudor royal arms, the initials 'E.R.' and the motto 'DU ET MOUN DROI (T)' and 'HONY... Cast iron Cast iron 685-1899 6851899 O77696 Fireback 1 England 2006AL3038 Made in Sussex. Object Type Decorated slabs of cast iron were placed at the back of fireplaces in order to... 3 VA fireback-harvo-john 2014-08-14T00:00:00.000Z casting 1600 1550 view
view 2006am8675 jpg s Unknown Lloyd, N. Domestic Ironwork. I. Firebacks. <u>Archaeological Review</u>. LVIII, 1925. pp.58-67. MET 1649-12-31 1649-01-01 1649 (made) Fireback depicting story of St Paul and the snake, cast iron, England, 1649 Height: 47.5 cm maximum, Width: 56 cm maximum, Depth: 4 cm maximum British Galleries, room 56d Made in England; the initials 'IM' may refer to the owner 9268 British Galleries: This iron panel protected the brickwork at the back of a fireplace. The... 2014-08-29T19:50:08.000Z 2014-08-29T19:50:08.000Z 52.883289 British Galleries, room 56d, case WE -1.97685 Cast iron Cast iron M.119-1984 m1191984 O78432 Fire back 1 Fireback made of cast iron, it shows the New Testament story of St Paul shaking a snake from his... England 2006AM8675 Dated 1649 Object Type This rectangular fireback dates from 1649. In order to protect the brickwork, slabs... 3 VA fire-back-unknown 2014-08-14T00:00:00.000Z casting 1649 1649 view
view Falkirk Iron Co. MET Given by John S. M. Scott 1898-12-31 1898-01-01 1898 (made) Cast iron baluster with ornamental curves and leaves, Falkirk, ca. 1898 Height: 83 cm, Width: 19 cm, Depth: 12 cm British Galleries, room 123 Made by The Falkirk Iron Company, Falkirk 9300 British Galleries: Cast iron allowed elaborate, sculptured balustrades to be made easily and... 2014-08-29T19:50:17.000Z 2014-08-29T19:50:17.000Z 55.987492 British Galleries, room 123, case WE -3.77859 Impressed 'No. 113' and Rd.No. '314890' Cast iron Cast iron M.186-1978 m1861978 O78468 Baluster 1 Baluster made of cast iron with ornamental sinous curves and stylised leaves. Stamped with the... Falkirk Object Type Cast iron baluster in the form of stylised foliage. Using cast iron allowed elaborate... 2 VA baluster-falkirk-iron-co 2014-08-14T00:00:00.000Z painting, casting 1898 1898 view
view 2006am2691 jpg s Unknown Conway, M. Old English Firedogs. <u>Apollo</u>. March 1945. pp.77-79. MET 1576-12-31 1576-01-01 1576 (made) Firedog, cast iron, England, 1576 Height: 60.5 cm, Width: 32.5 cm, Depth: 53 cm British Galleries, Bromley-by-Bow Room, room 58 The firedog may be a later casting of an old pattern. 9308 British Galleries: Fire dogs held the logs off the hearth, allowing air to get underneath them,... 2014-08-29T19:50:20.000Z 2014-08-29T19:50:20.000Z 52.883289 British Galleries, Bromley-by-Bow Room, room 58, case WE, shelf EXP -1.97685 Cast with the name "Wyllam Man" and the date "1576" Cast iron Cast iron M.1-1985 m11985 O78476 Firedog 1 Firedog made of cast iron, with the inscription WYLLAM MAN. England 2006AM2691 Dated 1576 Object Type Firedogs are designed to stand on either side of the fireplace and hold burning logs... 3 VA firedog-unknown 2014-08-14T00:00:00.000Z casting 1576 1576 view
view 2006al2671 jpg s Dresser, Christopher Simon Metcalf and Eric Turner "The conservation of a ca.1867 cast iron hat stand: a Dresser... MET 1884-12-31 1875-01-01 ca. 1880 (made) Cast iron with a painted finish, Coalbrookdale, ca.1880, designed by Christopher Dresser. Height: 190 cm, Width: 65 cm base, Depth: 22.3 cm base Brunel and the Art of Invention (Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery 15/04/2006-18/06/2006) British Galleries, room 125e Designed by Christopher Dresser (born in Glasgow, 1834, died in Mulhouse, France, 1904); ... 9322 British Galleries: Dresser distinguished between the different types of ornament appropriate to... 2014-08-29T19:50:23.000Z 2014-08-29T19:50:23.000Z 52.65234 British Galleries, room 125e, case 1 -2.73424 Stamped in the drip pan: a rgistered design mark, the numerals 214963 and the name,... Cast iron, painted M.22-1971 m221971 O78490 Hat stand 1 Shropshire 2006AL2671 Object Type A hatstand is an item of hall furniture with a number of pegs or arms attached to the... 3 VA hat-stand-dresser-christopher 2014-08-14T00:00:00.000Z 1884 1875 view
view 2006at8627 jpg s Schinkel, Karl Friedrich <u>The Art Union</u>, 1 August 1846, p.224 E. Schmidt, <u>Der Preussischer Eisenkunstguss</u>,... MET 1840-12-31 1825-01-01 ca. 1830-1840 (made) Cast iron fruit dish , England, Coalbrookdale and Co., ca.1846 Height: 4.5 cm, Diameter: 29 cm British Galleries, room 122c Although the dish was cast by the Coalbrookdale Company, one of the most founding companies... 9388 British Galleries: The Coalbrookdale factory made many household goods and fittings during the... 2014-08-29T19:50:41.000Z 2014-08-29T19:50:41.000Z 52.65234 British Galleries, room 122c, case 1 -2.73424 paint, Cast iron Cast iron, with gold coloured paint M.37-1993 m371993 O78564 Fruit dish 1 The dish is of openwork design and has a shallow, evenly sloping profile. The pattern consists... Shropshire 2006AT8627 Object Type This fruit dish was cast by the Coalbrookdale Company about 1846 and is described in... 3 VA fruit-dish-schinkel-karl-friedrich 2014-08-14T00:00:00.000Z painting, casting 1840 1825 view
view Unknown MET 1576-12-31 1576-01-01 1576 (made) Height: 60.5 cm, Width: 32.5 cm, Depth: 53 cm British Galleries, Bromley-by-Bow Room, room 58 Made in England 13921 British Galleries: Fire dogs held the logs off the hearth, allowing air to get underneath them,... 2014-08-29T20:12:07.000Z 2014-08-29T20:12:07.000Z 52.883289 British Galleries, Bromley-by-Bow Room, room 58, case WE, shelf EXP -1.97685 Cast with the name Wyllam Man" Cast iron M.1A-1985 m1a1985 O80232 Firedog 1 England Dated 1576 Object Type Firedogs are designed to stand on either side of the fireplace and hold burning logs... 3 VA firedog-unknown 2014-03-26T00:00:00.000Z 1576 1576 view
view 2006am9149 jpg s Adam, Robert MET 1784-12-31 1775-01-01 ca. 1780 (made) Cast iron stove in the form of an urn resting upon an altar, possibly designed by Robert Adam,... Height: 175 cm, Width: 53.34 cm, Depth: 57 cm British Galleries, room 118e The stove is from Compton Palace, Eastbourne. 19582 British Galleries: The introduction of coke for smelting iron after 1750 made possible a huge... 2014-08-29T20:39:32.000Z 2014-08-29T20:39:32.000Z 55.987492 British Galleries, room 118e, case WW, shelf FS -3.77859 Cast iron Cast iron M.3-1920 m31920 O62464 Stove 1 Made of cast iron, of classic form, an urn resting upon an altar. The urn, with two mask handles,... Falkirk 2006AM9149 Object Type Cast-iron stove in the form of a classical urn resting on an altar. People This... 3 VA stove-adam-robert 2014-07-07T00:00:00.000Z casting 1784 1775 view
view 2006am7781 jpg s Adam, Robert MET Given by the Adelphi Development Co. 1779-12-31 1770-01-01 ca. 1775 (made) Balcony front made of cast iron, designed by James and Robert Adam and probably cast by the... Height: 89 cm, Width: 130.81 cm British Galleries, room 118e Designed by Robert Adam (born in Kirkcaldy, Fife, 1728, died in London, 1792); probably made by... 21030 British Galleries: During the 1760s and 1770s cast iron began to replace wrought iron for... 2014-08-29T20:46:09.000Z 2014-08-29T20:46:09.000Z 55.987492 British Galleries, room 118e, case WS -3.77859 Cast iron M.429-1936 m4291936 O62431 Balcony panel 1 Balconette from 12 John Adam Street. A curved front made of cast iron, with three heavy leaf-like... Falkirk 2006AM7781 Object Type This balcony has a curved front with three leaf-like panels. The main motif is based... 3 VA balcony-panel-adam-robert 2014-07-07T00:00:00.000Z 1779 1770 view
view Welch, Robert MET Given by Victor Castings Ltd 1962-12-31 1962-01-01 1962 (designed) Nutcracker, designed by Robert Welch, manufactured by Victor Cast Ware, 1962 Height: 16 cm, Width: 14 cm, Depth: 9 cm Robert Welch's interest in cast iron dates from 1960. Although a common enough material in the... 22851 2014-08-29T20:55:06.000Z 2014-08-29T20:55:06.000Z In Storage iron Cast iron M.202-1978 m2021978 O21636 Nutcracker Cast iron nutcracker, in the from of a clamp, with a screw and double-ended handle. 2 nutcracker-welch-robert 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z 1962 1962 view
view 2006aa5502 jpg s MoC 1875-12-31 1875-01-01 1875 Cast iron mechanical money box length: 26.3 cm Overall length, Height: 19.5 cm Overall height, Width: 6.6 cm Teddy Bear Story (Hartlepool Museum 16/06/2012-09/09/2012) From about 1870 to 1900 there was a vogue in the U.S.A. for mechanical money boxes made from cast... This was formerly a long loan to the museum. 29316 2014-08-29T21:25:43.000Z 2014-08-29T21:25:43.000Z In Storage On the underside the coin compartment bears the inscription PAT. PEND'G. A circular plug with a... Cast iron Cast iron B.184-1999 b1841999 O34029 Money box This is a mechanical money box depicting an American Indian with his knee bent aiming a rifle at... U.S.A. 2006AA5502 Reason For Production: Retail Mass produced 3 money-box-money-box 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z Money Box 1875 1875 view
view Guimard, Hector Campbell, Marian <u>An Introduction to Ironwork</u>, London, HMSO, 1985. p.35 ill. ISBN 0112904157 MET 1904-12-31 1895-01-01 ca. 1900 (made) Cast iron balcony front designed by Hector Guimard, France ca. 1900. Height: 52.5 cm, Width: 92.5 cm Art and Design in Europe and America, 1800-1900 (Victoria & Albert Museum 01/01/1987-31/12/2006) Historical significance: Guimard was a leading exponent of the French Art Nouveau style. ... 30177 BALCONY PANEL Guimard's best known works in iron are the entrances to the Paris M├ętro, first... 2014-08-29T21:27:52.000Z 2014-08-29T21:27:52.000Z 48.856918 In Storage 2.34121 iron Cast iron M.120-1984 m1201984 O35022 Balcony front Rectangular balcony front, the fluid upright sections are decorated with curling vegetal scrolls.... Paris Hector Guimard (1867-1942) was a leading exponent of the French Art Nouveau style. Strongly... 2 balcony-front-guimard-hector 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z casting 1904 1895 view
view MET 1880-12-31 1855-01-01 ca. 1860 - 1880 (made) Cast iron lampstand, France ca. 1860 - 1880. 30599 'American and European Art and Design 1800-1900' No label text available. [1987-2006] 2014-08-29T21:29:48.000Z 2014-08-29T21:29:48.000Z 46.712448 In Storage 1.71832 Cast iron M.54-1986 m541986 O35144 Lampstand Lampstand. Tripod claw foot supports a fluted column, the lower half of which is decorated with... France 3 lampstand 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z 1880 1855 view
view MET 1880-12-31 1855-01-01 ca. 1860 - 1880 Cast iron lampstand, France ca.1860 - 1880. 30600 'American and European Art and Design 1800-1900' No label text available. [1987-2006] 2014-08-29T21:29:48.000Z 2014-08-29T21:29:48.000Z In Storage Cast iron M.54A-1986 m54a1986 O35148 Lampstand Lampstand. Tripod claw foot supports a fluted column, the lower half of which is decorated with... 3 lampstand 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z 1880 1855 view
view Planet Foundry Company Ltd. MET 1899-12-31 1890-01-01 ca. 1895 (made) Cast iron fireplace with ceramic tiles, made by Planet Foundary Company Ltd., Manchester, 1895. Height: 117 cm, Width: 107 cm, Depth: 36 cm British Galleries, room 122c Made at Planet Foundry Co. Ltd., Guide Bridge, near Manchester 48878 British Galleries: Cast iron played an important part in Victorian design. It was less expensive... 2014-08-29T22:33:35.000Z 2014-08-29T22:33:35.000Z 52.883289 British Galleries, room 122c, case 1 -1.97685 Cast iron, with ceramic tiles M.1:1 to 19-2001 m12001 O54726 Fireplace 1 Cast iron fireplace with ceramic tiles. England Removed from a house in Fielding Road, Chiswick. Object Type The modern fireplace with its raised grate was developed when coal replaced wood as... 2 VA fireplace-planet-foundry-company 2014-08-14T00:00:00.000Z 1899 1890 view
view Jeckyll, Thomas MET Given by Leicester Museum and Art Gallery 1884-12-31 1875-01-01 ca. 1880 (made) British Galleries, Grove Room, room 125 Transferred from Leicester Museum and Art Gallery, New Walk, Leicester. Designed by Thomas... 53147 British Galleries: Thomas Jeckyll, one of the leading designers of the Aesthetic style, was... 2014-08-29T22:47:50.000Z 2014-08-29T22:47:50.000Z 52.622495 British Galleries, Grove Room, room 125 1.2949 Marked 'B' on reverse and worn diamond register mark. Cast iron Cast iron CIRC.661-1962 circ6611962 O62682 Fireplace surround 1 Cast iron fireplace surround, displayed in the room from The Grove, Harborne. Norwich Object Type With the invention of the hob grate in the mid-18th century, fireplaces assumed a... 3 VA fireplace-surround-jeckyll-thomas 2014-08-14T00:00:00.000Z 1884 1875 view
view 2006bf9130 jpg s Schinkel, Karl Friedrich Jervis, Simon, Art & Design in Europe and America 1800-1900 (London, 1987) The sophisticated... FWK 1839-12-31 1830-01-01 ca. 1835 (designed) 1835-1865 (made) A cast-iron armchair, the two side castings each showing front and back legs linked in x-form,... Height: 80.4 cm, Width: 51.5 cm, Depth: 51 cm, Weight: 25 kg Furniture, room 135 This garden chair was cast to a design by the architect Karl Friedrich Schinkel, who first... 53454 ARMCHAIR W.10-1986 'American and European Art and Design 1800-1900' The architect Schinkel... 2014-08-29T22:49:12.000Z 2014-08-29T22:49:12.000Z 52.516074 Furniture, room 135, case BY10, shelf EXP 13.376987 paint, iron Cast iron, painted black W.10-1986 w101986 O59296 Armchair 1 <b>Summary description</b><br> A cast-iron armchair, painted black. The two side panels are cast... Berlin (city) 2006BF9130 From the late-18th century Prussia sought to build up its cast-iron industry and by the 1820s was... 3 VA armchair-schinkel-karl-friedrich 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z casting 1839 1830 view
view 2006aa6635 jpg s Unknown <u>Cast Iron from Central Europe, 1800-1850</u> Bard Graduate Centre, 1994, p.305 MET Given by Sydney Vacher 1824-12-31 1815-01-01 ca. 1820 (made) Comb, iron with a cameo of Iris set in the gallery, Germany, about 1820 Height: 15.5 cm, Width: 14.5 cm, Depth: 8.5 cm Jewellery, room 91 71375 2014-08-30T00:07:39.000Z 2014-08-30T00:07:39.000Z 51.090839 Jewellery, room 91, case 16, shelf A, box 4 10.45424 iron Cast iron 546-1899 5461899 O74199 Comb 1 Comb, iron with a cameo of Iris set in the gallery. Germany 2006AA6635 This piece of ornamental cast iron reflects both the virtuosity of the foundries and the upper... 3 VA comb-unknown 2014-08-14T00:00:00.000Z 1824 1815 view
view 2006aa6654 jpg s Unknown MET 1834-12-31 1815-01-01 ca. 1820-ca. 1830 (made) Pair of earrings, iron, in the gothic style, Germany, about 1820-30 [Earring] Height: 8.1 cm, Width: 2.1 cm, Depth: 1 cm [Earring] Height: 8.1 cm, Width: 2.1 cm, Depth: 1 cm Jewellery, room 91 74000 2014-08-30T00:19:41.000Z 2014-08-30T00:19:41.000Z 51.090839 Jewellery, room 91, case 16, shelf B, box 1 10.45424 iron Cast iron 96C&D-1906 961906 O115035 Earrings 1 Pair of earrings, cast iron, in the gothic style.The lanceolate style is formed of pointed arch... Germany 2006AA6654 Cast-iron jewellery was an inexpensive but fashionable novelty for consumers in Europe and... 3 VA earrings-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z 1834 1815 view