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This is a Key. It is dated 1806–35 and we acquired it in 1909. Its medium is gilt bronze. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It has the following markings

"PWS" at the bit.

It is inscribed

Monogram F I (Francis I) in a shield on a cross.

Cite this object as

Key; gilt bronze; 1909-27-7

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