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Lock

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (made)

  • Date:

    1741 (dating)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Iron, pierced, with engraved gilt brass and blued steel

  • Museum number:

    3588-1856

  • Gallery location:

    Ironwork, Room 114a, case 15

Physical description

Lock, iron pierced with openwork tracery and gilt brass engraved with rococo ornament, on a ground of blued steel. It has been reblued and electro-gilded.

Place of Origin

Germany (made)

Date

1741 (dating)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Iron, pierced, with engraved gilt brass and blued steel

Descriptive line

Lock, iron pierced with openwork tracery and gilt brass engraved with rococo ornament on a ground of blued steel, made in Germany, dated 1741

Labels and date

LOCK
Iron, gilt brass and steel
Germany; dated 1741
3588-1856

Pierced openwork tracery and gilt brass engraved with rococo ornament, on a ground of blued steel. It has been reblued and electro-gilded. [07/1994]

Materials

Iron; Brass (alloy); Steel

Techniques

Piercing; Engraving (incising); Gilding

Subjects depicted

Tracery; Ornament

Categories

Metalwork; Household objects; Ironwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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