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Lock Lock, 1685–95

This is a lock. It is dated 1685–95 and we acquired it in 1910. Its medium is cast and engraved iron. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Advisory Council. It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 17.3 × 29.2 × 10 cm (6 13/16 × 11 1/2 × 3 15/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Engraved: "Jean Dutartre me fecit a Vitoria"

Cite this object as

Lock Lock, 1685–95; Spain; cast and engraved iron; H x W x D: 17.3 × 29.2 × 10 cm (6 13/16 × 11 1/2 × 3 15/16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1910-30-49-a,b

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Hewitt Sisters Collect.

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