Bronze door knocker by Unknown Artist

The escutcheon shows in high relief a grotesque subject composed of two heads; one has the face of a man with protruding tongue and the other of a demon with human features, wings and forelegs with sharp claws.

Details

Medium:
Bronze
Art Fund grant:
£2,000 ( Total: £5,000)
Acquired in:
1971
Vendor:
Vicar & wardens of St Nicholas

Naturalistic foliage above and below.

Provenance

Removed from south door of St Nicholas Church, Gloucester.

Venue details

Museum of Gloucester Brunswick Road, GLOUCESTER Gloucestershire GL1 1HP 01452 396 131 www.gloucester.gov.uk/citymuseum

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £5)

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