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Key

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Steel

  • Museum number:

    2300-1855

  • Gallery location:

    Ironwork, Room 114b, case 10

Physical description

Steel key with the arms of Francois Cesar Le Tellier, Marquis de Courtenvaux (1718-1781). The bow chased with a shield of arms amd ducal coronet, the bearings three lizards.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Steel

Dimensions

Length: 5.5 in

Object history note

Formerly Bernal Collection.

Descriptive line

Key, steel, with the arms of Francois Cesar Le Tellier, Marquis de Courtenvaux (1718-1781), made in France, 18th century

Labels and date

7. KEY, steel, France; 18th century

With the arms of Francois Cesar Le Tellier, Marquis de Courtenvaux (1718-1781).

Bernal Collection
Museum No. 2300-1855 [07/1994]

Materials

Steel

Techniques

Forging; Chasing

Subjects depicted

Coats of arms; Lizards; Coronet

Categories

Metalwork; Ironwork; Tools & Equipment

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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