IRON VOLUTES

Massive iron reinforcements in the shape of volutes, with large rivets to hold the pieces together. The gates have a greek key-style border in the upper panels, surmounted by a band of gothic tracery. This is industrial-age eclecticism in action.

Casa da Viscondessa de Santiago de Lobão, Av. da Boavista, Porto

archived in EXTERIORS Beaux Arts & EclecticismFences & GatesIronworkPorto
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