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Lock With Backplate, Key (Possibly The Netherlands or England), 1724

This is a Lock with backplate, key. It is dated 1724 and we acquired it in 1976. Its medium is gilt iron. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by C. Helme Strater Jr., John B. Strater and Margaret S. Robinson. It is credited Gift of the C. Helme and Alice B. Strater Collection.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 30 x 26 x 4 cm (11 13/16 x 10 1/4 x 1 9/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Lock With Backplate, Key (Possibly The Netherlands or England), 1724; gilt iron; H x W x D: 30 x 26 x 4 cm (11 13/16 x 10 1/4 x 1 9/16 in.); Gift of the C. Helme and Alice B. Strater Collection; 1976-1-122-a,b

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