Wrought Iron Gate, between 1690 and 1700

  • English

Iron and brass with paint

  • Overall (58.258.2A): 98 3/4 × 32 1/8 × 1 3/4 inches (250.8 × 81.6 × 4.4 cm) Overall (58.258.2B): 40 5/8 × 74 1/4 × 1 3/4 inches (103.2 × 188.6 × 4.4 cm) Overall (58.258.2C): 100 1/2 × 116 inches × 3 (255.3 × 294.6 × 7.6 cm) Overall (58.258.2D): 100 5/8 × 15 1/4 × 2 3/4 inches (255.6 × 38.7 × 7 cm)

Gift of the William Randolph Hearst Foundation and the Hearst Foundation, Inc.

58.258.2

Department

European Sculpture and Dec Arts

  • Openwork
  • Wrought iron
  • Brass (alloy)
  • Paint
  • Crowns (architectural elements)
  • Arrows
  • Gate
  • Heart (motif)
  • Wings (animal components)
  • England

Possibly from Canford Manor, 19th-century seat of Ivor Guest, 1st Baron Wimborne [ 1835–1914] (Canford Magna, Wimborne, United Kingdom). until 1932, (P.W. French & Co., New York, New York, USA)

July 1932-1951, purchased by William Randolph Hearst [1863-1951] (New York, New York, USA)

1951-1958, bequeathed to the William Randolph Hearst Foundation (New York, New York, USA)

1958-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

English, Wrought Iron Gate, between 1690 and 1700, iron and brass with paint. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of the William Randolph Hearst Foundation and the Hearst Foundation, Inc., 58.258.2.