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Key

Key

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Steel

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by G. Russell-Davies

  • Museum number:

    M.339-1917

  • Gallery location:

    Ironwork, Room 114b, case 8

Physical description

Latch key of steel. Oval bow, baluster stem. pierced shield-shaped bits for lifting the latch.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Steel

Dimensions

Length: 3.7 in, Width: 1.2 in

Descriptive line

Key, steel, England, 18th century

Labels and date

18. LATCH KEY, steel, England; 18th century
Bequest of G. Russell-Davies
Museum No. M.339-1917 [07/1994]

Materials

Steel

Techniques

Forging (metal forming); Piercing

Subjects depicted

Baluster

Categories

Metalwork; Ironwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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