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Bolt

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1500 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wrought iron, pierced, stamped and incised

  • Museum number:

    588-1895

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Wrought iron lock and bolt from a door, decorated with panels of pierced tracery with stamped studs set at intervals. Incised decoration on the borders. The keyhole is concealed by a hinged keyhole cover. The corner studs are missing and the lock altered at a later date.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

ca. 1500 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Wrought iron, pierced, stamped and incised

Descriptive line

Ironwork lock and bolt from a door, decorated with pierced tracery, stamped studs and incised decoration, made in France, ca. 1500

Labels and date

LOCK AND BOLT (from a door)
Wrought iron
France; c.1500
588-1895

Decorated with panels of pierced tracery with stamped studs set at intervals. Incised decoration on the borders. The keyhole is concealed by a hinged keyhole cover. The corner studs are missing and the lock altered at a later date. The bolt knob is probably 17th century. [07/1994]

Materials

Wrought iron

Techniques

Forging (metal forming); Piercing; Stamping (marking); Incising

Subjects depicted

Tracery

Categories

Metalwork; Household objects; Ironwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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