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Aumbry Door With Key

late 16th century to early 17th century (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Wrought iron aumbry door and key, the lock possibly from a chest. The chiselled framework is decorated with applied rosettes with an openwork pattern of interlacing scrolls. The key has a scrollwork bow and a baluster-shaped barrel.


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Object Type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Aumbry Door
  • Key
Materials and Techniques
Wrought iron, pierced and chiselled
Brief Description
Aumbry door and key, wrought iron, chiselled framework with applied rosettes with openwork pattern of scrolls, key with scrollwork bow and baluster-shaped barrel, made in Germany, late 16th to early 17th century
Physical Description
Wrought iron aumbry door and key, the lock possibly from a chest. The chiselled framework is decorated with applied rosettes with an openwork pattern of interlacing scrolls. The key has a scrollwork bow and a baluster-shaped barrel.
Gallery Label
AUMBRY DOOR WITH KEY Wrought iron Germany; late 16th century or early 17th century 1007, 1007a-1893 The chiselled framework is decorated with applied rosettes with an openwork pattern of interlacing scrolls. The key has a scrollwork bow and a baluster-shaped barrel. The lock is possibly from a chest.(07/1994)
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Collection
Accession Number
1007-1893

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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