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Lock

Lock

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    15th century to 16th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wrought iron

  • Museum number:

    1545-1856

  • Gallery location:

    Ironwork, Room 114b, case 12

Physical description

Wrought iron lock for a door or chest, chiselled and pierced with Gothic tracery and columns, the knob decorated with fleur-de-lis.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

15th century to 16th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Wrought iron

Dimensions

Height: 10.2 cm, Width: 15.2 cm

Descriptive line

Wrought iron lock for a door or chest, decorated with fleur-de-lis and tracery, made in France, 15th or 16th century

Labels and date

DOOR OR CHEST LOCK,wrought iron, France; 15th or 16th century

Museum No. 1545-1856 [07/1994]

Materials

Wrought iron

Techniques

Forging (metal forming); Chiselled; Pierced

Subjects depicted

Fleurs-de-lis; Tracery

Categories

Metalwork; Household objects; Ironwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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