Classic French Wrought Iron

Twelfth–Nineteenth Century

Raymond Lecoq (Author), Gregory Bruhn (Translator)

Overview | Inside the Book

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.

Book Details

  • Hardcover
  • April 2005
  • ISBN 978-0-393-73157-6
  • 9.3 × 12 in / 128 pages
  • Sales Territory: Worldwide

Endorsements & Reviews

“A reference both authoritative and well detailed…[I]mages are exceptionally clear.” — Diance C. Donovan, Midwest Book Review

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