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Box lock and key

Object Number: 
INV.915ab
Date: 
1830-1850
Medium: 
Iron, wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 14 x 11 1/2 x 8 3/4 in. ( 35.6 x 29.2 x 22.2 cm )
Marks: 
Nadelman label reads: "1841/Swiss".
Description: 
Rectangular sheet iron escutcheon on plate with scalloped side edges, with long key attached over rod protruding from keyhole, sheet metal straps around wood block and rectangular rod penetrating top and bottom.
Gallery Label: 
Round paper Nadelman label reads: "1841 / Swiss".
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group