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Key

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1650 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pierced and chiselled steel

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by George Salting

  • Museum number:

    M.648-1910

  • Gallery location:

    Ironwork, Room 114b, case 6

Key of an apprentice, pierced and chiselled steel, England, c. 1650.

Physical description

Key of an apprentice, pierced and chiselled steel. The thistle-shaped bow filled in with scrollwork.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca. 1650 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Pierced and chiselled steel

Dimensions

Length: 13.7 cm

Object history note

Formerly Spitzer Collection

Descriptive line

Key, steel, pierced and chiselled, England, ca. 1650

Labels and date

22. KEY, steel, pierced and chiselled, England; c. 1650

Salting Bequest
Formerly Spitzer Collection
Museum No. M.648-191 [07/1994]

Materials

Steel

Techniques

Chiselling; Piercing; Forging (metal forming)

Categories

Household objects; Metalwork; Tools & Equipment; Ironwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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