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Key

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1570-1600 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pierced and chiselled steel

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by George Salting

  • Museum number:

    M.645-1910

  • Gallery location:

    Ironwork, Room 114b, case 10

Key pierced and chiselled steel. The bow formed by two winged monsters, back to back, supported by a capital. French, 16th century.

Physical description

Key pierced and chiselled steel. The bow formed by two winged monsters, back to back, supported by a capital.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca. 1570-1600 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Pierced and chiselled steel

Dimensions

Length: 5.5 in

Object history note

Salting Bequest. Formerly Spizer Collection.

Descriptive line

Key, pierced and chiselled steel, England, ca. 1570-1600

Labels and date

5. KEY
Steel, pierced and chiselled, England; c. 1570-1600
Salting Bequest. Formerly Spitzer Collection
Museum No. 645-1910
[07/1994]

Materials

Steel

Techniques

Chiselling; Piercing; Forging (metal forming)

Categories

Household objects; Metalwork; Tools & Equipment; Ironwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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