Box lock and key

Box lock and key
Title
Box lock and key
Date 
1830-1850
Medium 
Iron, wood
Dimensions 
Overall: 14 x 11 1/2 x 8 3/4 in. ( 35.6 x 29.2 x 22.2 cm )
Description 
Rectangular sheet iron escutcheon on plate with scalloped side edges, with long key attached over rod protruding from keyhole, sheet metal straps around wood block and rectangular rod penetrating top and bottom.
Object Number 
INV.915ab
Marks 
Nadelman label reads: "1841/Swiss".
Gallery Label 
Round paper Nadelman label reads: "1841/Swiss".
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group