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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.

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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)
Material
Object
Geographical origin The Netherlands > Western Europe > Europe

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