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Lock and hasp with key

Lock and hasp with key

  • Place of origin:

    Spain (made)

  • Date:

    16th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wrought and tinned iron, incised, pierced and blued

  • Museum number:

    301:1, 2-1854

  • Gallery location:

    Ironwork, Room 114b, case 13 []

Physical description

Lock and hasp, with key. Incised, pierced and blued wrought and tinned iron, with rosette studs.The key with trefoil bow.

Place of Origin

Spain (made)


16th century (made)



Materials and Techniques

Wrought and tinned iron, incised, pierced and blued


Height: 13.5 in, Width: 13.5 in, :

Descriptive line

Lock and hasp, with key, incised, pierced and blued wrought and tinned iron with rosette studs, made in Spain, 16th century

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Pl.29, p.73
Gardner, John Starkie. Ironwork. Part 2: Continental ironwork of the renaissance and later periods. London, 1896.
The Art Journal. 1869. p. 249.

Labels and date

LOCK AND HASP, wrought and tinned iron, Spain; 16th century

Museum No. 301-1854 [07/1994]


Wrought iron


Tinning; Forging (metal forming); Engraving (incising); Piercing; Bluing


Metalwork; Tools & Equipment; Ironwork


Metalwork Collection

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