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Padlock And Key (Germany), 17th century

This is a Padlock and key. It is dated 17th century and we acquired it in 1952. Its medium is steel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Unknown. It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 17 cm (6 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On front of shackle: two unidentifiable marks

Cite this object as

Padlock And Key (Germany), 17th century; steel; H x W x D: 17 cm (6 11/16 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1952-161-165-a/c

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