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86/19-1 Finger plate for door, glass / metallic transfer prints, depicting two females, possibly made in France, 1900-1910. Click to enlarge.

Finger plate for doors from France

Made
  • 1900-1910
Finger plate for door, glass / metallic transfer prints, depicting two females, possibly made in France, 1900-1910

Finger plate shows two female figures with flowing drapes on an apricot ground, one playing cymblas while the other dances.

Summary

Object No.

86/19-1

Object Statement

Finger plate for door, glass / metallic transfer prints, depicting two females, possibly made in France, 1900-1910

Physical Description

Finger plate for door, glass / metallic transfer prints, depicting two females, possibly made in France, 1900-1910

Finger plate shows two female figures with flowing drapes on an apricot ground, one playing cymblas while the other dances.

Dimensions

Height

280 mm

Width

75 mm

Depth

10 mm

Production

Made

  • 1900-1910

Possibly made

History

Notes

The donor believes his grandfather, Frank Grimley, bought the finger plates in France while on a two year world trip in 1905. His wife Amy Grimley, would not let him put the plates on the doors.

Cite this Object

Harvard

Finger plate for doors from France 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 20 September 2021, <https://ma.as/61419>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/61419 |title=Finger plate for doors from France |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=20 September 2021 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}
This object is currently on display in Architecture at the Museums Discovery Centre.