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Box lock with key

Box lock with key
Title
Box lock with key
Date 
1700-1750
Medium 
Oak, iron
Dimensions 
Overall: 7 1/2 x 13 x 1 1/2 in. ( 19 x 33 x 3.8 cm )
Description 
Wooden box lock with trapezoidal iron insert; lock has original key.
Credit Line 
Gift of Edmund B. Child
Object Number 
1933.141ab
Gallery Label 
According to the donor, this box lock is said to have been on the front of a farm house built in 1746 in West Athens, Greece County, New York.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group