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Lock

  • Place of origin:

    Scotland (made)

  • Date:

    first half 17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wood with engraved wrought iron

  • Museum number:

    M.305-1922

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Wood and engraved wrought iron lock, the front plate decorated with formalised flowers and a thistle. The lock is restored.

Place of Origin

Scotland (made)

Date

first half 17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Wood with engraved wrought iron

Object history note

F. A. Crisp Collection. Said to have come from Culloden House.

Descriptive line

Lock, wood and engraved wrought iron, the front plate decorated with formalised flowers and a thistle, made in Scotland, first half of the 17th century

Labels and date

LOCK
Wood mounted in wrought iron
Scotland; first half of 17th century
F.A. Crisp Collection
M.305-1922

Said to have come from Culloden House. The front plate is decorated with formalised flowers and a thistle. The lock is restored. [07/1994]

Materials

Wrought iron; Wood

Techniques

Forging (metal forming); Engraving (incising)

Subjects depicted

Flowers (plants); Thistles (plants)

Categories

Metalwork; Ironwork; Scotland

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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