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Aumbry door with key

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (made)

  • Date:

    late 16th century to early 17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wrought iron, pierced and chiselled

  • Museum number:

    1007-1893

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

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.

Place of Origin

Germany (made)

Date

late 16th century to early 17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Wrought iron, pierced and chiselled

Descriptive line

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

Labels and date

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]

Materials

Wrought iron

Techniques

Forging (metal forming)

Subjects depicted

Openwork; Scroll-work; Scrolls (motifs); Rosettes

Categories

Metalwork; Tools & Equipment; Religion; Christianity; Ironwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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