Banister: straight and spiral motif

 
Banister: straight and spiral motif
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  • Title :     Banister: straight and spiral motif
  • Artist:     Unknown, Designer Unknown, Maker
  • Accession:     87.1002.17.5.5
  • Country:     Netherlands
  • Date:     circa 1895 1910
  • Dimensions:     Inches 30 132 2, Centimeters 76.2 335.3 5.1
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Architecture
  • Collection Theme:     Modernism
  • Subject:     Metal/Metal Design , Architecture/Architectural Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     87.1002.17.5.1-54.JPG
  • Tags:     Art Nouveau~Nieuwe Kunst, Dutch Art Nouveau~Architecture~Modernism
Description:
Brass and iron partial spiral banister in five pieces with rounded brass top railing attached to an exposed and painted iron frame; center portion consisting of multiple highly stylized organic diamond shape patterns with scalloped edges and cut out center of four wavy lines; all hinged together, painted and attached to bottom iron frame.