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Plant Stand

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Painted iron
  • Reportedly From: France
  • DATES ca. 1905
    DIMENSIONS 44 1/4 x 25 x 25 in. (112.4 x 63.5 x 63.5 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS no marks
    SIGNATURE no sigbature
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1990.230.2
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce M. Newman
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Plant Stand, ca. 1905. Painted iron, 44 1/4 x 25 x 25 in. (112.4 x 63.5 x 63.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce M. Newman, 1990.230.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1990.230.2.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.1990.230.2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Plant Stand: Painted wrought iron. Center lower base with gold painted circular band attached to three black painted open work square supports with green leaf at center. Outer elements rise, curve inward and biforcate below top with gathered green leafy vines at center below top. Circular top with inset low circular pan with flared rim. Around open work top three groups of paired three-dimensional red-painted pods and red and gold full-faced flower alternating with leafy green vines. CONDITION - Very good condition, several areas of paint loss to top of inset pan revealing silver colored metal. Minor pitting and slight wear to paint over-all.
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     <em>Plant Stand</em>, ca. 1905. Painted iron, 44 1/4 x 25 x 25 in.  (112.4 x 63.5 x 63.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce M. Newman, 1990.230.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1990.230.2.jpg)