Classic French Wrought Iron Twelfth-Nineteenth Century
Author: Raymond Lecoq
Publisher/Date: Norton (2005)
Format/Condition: New hardcover book with dust jacket in Fine condition. 128 pages. Dimensions: 9.3 x 0.7 x 12 inches.
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.