Box lock with key

Object Number: 
1933.141ab
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.
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Edmund B. Child
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group