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Lock and key

Lock and key

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1630 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Du Feyis, N. (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Steel, pierced, chiselled and engraved

  • Museum number:

    290-1900

  • Gallery location:

    Ironwork, room 114b, case 14 []

Physical description

Lock and key made of pierced, chiselled and engraved steel. It features ornamental grotesques and scrolls and is signed N DU FEYIS.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

ca. 1630 (made)

Artist/maker

Du Feyis, N. (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Steel, pierced, chiselled and engraved

Marks and inscriptions

N. Du Feyis

Descriptive line

Lock and key, steel, pierced, chiselled and engraved, made by N. Du Feyis, France, ca. 1630

Labels and date

LOCK AND KEY, steel, pierced, chiselled and engraved, France; c.1630

A very high quality lock, signed N DU FEYIS, the locksmith.

Museum No. 290 & a-1900 [07/1994]

Materials

Steel

Techniques

Forging (metal forming); Piercing; Chiselling; Engraving

Categories

Metalwork; Ironwork; Tools & Equipment

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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