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Lock Date: 15th–16th century Culture: European or German (?) Medium: Iron

Lock Date: century Culture: European or German (?

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Lock

Iron lock for a door or a chest, made in France, or century.

Lock

The decoration of Gothic iron locks and keys was often elaborate and of the highest standard of workmanship. The motifs were frequently drawn from Gothic architecture, reproducing on a miniature scale complicated tracery patterns and even tiny statuettes

Part of a French lock. Hidden keyhole under a spring-cought flap

Lock Date: century Culture: French Medium: Iron, copper alloy bells Dimensions: Overall (opened): 8 x 14 x 1 in. x x cm) Overall (closed): 8 x 7 x 2 in. x x cm) top attachment flange: 3 x 2 x in.

Rim of lock

The decoration of Gothic iron locks and keys was often elaborate and of the highest standard of workmanship. The motifs were frequently drawn from Gothic architecture, reproducing on a miniature scale complicated tracery patterns and even tiny statuettes

Mortise lock

The decoration of Gothic iron locks and keys was often elaborate and of the highest standard of workmanship. The motifs were frequently drawn from Gothic architecture, reproducing on a miniature scale complicated tracery patterns and even tiny statuettes

Lock Face Plate (possibly at the Met.com)

The decoration of Gothic iron locks and keys was often elaborate and of the highest standard of workmanship.

Lock

The decoration of Gothic iron locks and keys was often elaborate and of the highest standard of workmanship. The motifs were frequently drawn from Gothic architecture, reproducing on a miniature scale complicated tracery patterns and even tiny statuettes

French Gothic lock in wrought and openworked iron, late15th Century. 16.5 X 18 cm.

French Gothic lock in wrought and openworked iron, Century. X 18 cm.

Lock

The decoration of Gothic iron locks and keys was often elaborate and of the highest standard of workmanship.

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