Padlock

Padlock
Title
Padlock
Date 
1800-1850
Medium 
Bronze
Dimensions 
overall: 1/4 x 1 1/4 x 1 3/4 in.
Description 
Heart-shaped bronze padlock (key missing) with swinging cover over keyhole; C-shaped shackle on top hinged on one side; "PATENT" stamped across face and swinging cover stamped "VR" with crown.
Object Number 
INV.4864h
Marks 
stamped: on face of padlock "PATENT" (two times) stamped:
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group