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Lock

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (made)

  • Date:

    first half 17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Iron, blued, incised and pierced

  • Museum number:

    2447-1856

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Iron lock from a coffer. Blued, incised and pierced plate. Operated by a series of interlocking springs to activate four bolts.

Place of Origin

Germany (made)

Date

first half 17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Iron, blued, incised and pierced

Descriptive line

Lock from a coffer, iron with blued, incised and pierced plate, four bolts activated by interlocking springs, made in Germany, first half of the 17th century

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

pl. 31, p.67.
Zimelli, Umberto and Giovanni Vergerio. Il Ferro Battuto. Milan, 1966.

Labels and date

LOCK
Iron
Germany; first half of the 17th century
2447-1856

From a coffer. Blued, incised and pierced plate. Operated by a series of interlocking springs to activate four bolts. [07/1994]

Materials

Iron

Techniques

Incising; Piercing; Bluing

Categories

Metalwork; Tools & Equipment; Ironwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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