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Lock And Key

This is a Lock and key. It is dated early 19th century and we acquired it in 1952. Its medium is iron. 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 (a): 6.5 x 4.5 x 3.8 cm (2 9/16 x 1 3/4 x 1 1/2 in.) H x W x D (b): 7.8 x 2.4 x 0.8 cm (3 1/16 x 15/16 x 5/16 in.)

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Lock And Key; iron; H x W x D (a): 6.5 x 4.5 x 3.8 cm (2 9/16 x 1 3/4 x 1 1/2 in.) H x W x D (b): 7.8 x 2.4 x 0.8 cm (3 1/16 x 15/16 x 5/16 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1952-161-174-a,b

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