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Lock and key

Lock and key

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1670-1700 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wrought iron and brass

  • Museum number:

    M.120-1927

  • Gallery location:

    Ironwork, Room 114c, case 17 []

Physical description

Lock and key made of wrought iron and brass. The brass internal mechanism is incomplete and possibly renewed. The lock has been broken and repaired in two corners, and the bolt is missing. The lock is engraved with flowers.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca. 1670-1700 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Wrought iron and brass

Descriptive line

Lock and key, wrought iron and brass, engraved with flowers, England, ca. 1670-1700

Labels and date

LOCK AND KEY, wrought iron and brass, England; c. 1670-1700

The brass internal mechanism is incomplete and possibly renewed. The lock has been broken and repaired in two corners, and the bolt is missing. The key is of iron.

Museum No. M.120-1927 [07/1994]

Techniques

Forging (metal forming); Engraving

Categories

Metalwork; Ironwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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