Previous Next Facebook Instagram Twitter Pinterest Back to top
stair gate

Ask anything


Thank you. Your question has been submitted.

Unfortunately something has gone wrong while sending your question. Please try again.

Request high-res image

More information

This detail of a bannister is of a high quality in terms of both artistry and craftmanship. The artist or woodcarver incorporated the then fashionable lobate ornaments. The animated satyr carved from exclusive tropical wood seems to surf on the waves.

Read more Read less

Collection book

Collection book Order


Title stair gate
Material and technique Horseflesh mahogany (also known as bolletrie)
Object type
Stair gate > Staircase > Architectural elements > Living > Utensil
Location This object is in storage
Dimensions Depth 17 cm
Width 175 cm
Height 66.5 cm
Artists Meubelmaker: Anoniem
Accession number Div. M 3 (KN&V)
Credits Aankoop / Purchase: 1940
Department Applied Arts & Design
Acquisition date 1940
Age artist Unknown
Internal exhibitions Hand Made - Long Live Craft (2013)
External exhibitions Kwab (2018)
Geographical origin The Netherlands > Western Europe > Europe

Please note: The metadata of this object have not been checked.
Contact a curator if something seems incorrect.

All about the artist


Bekijk het volledige profiel