Padlock

Object Number: 
INV.4864h
Date: 
1800-1850
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
overall: 1/4 x 1 1/4 x 1 3/4 in.
Marks: 
stamped: on face of padlock "PATENT" (two times) stamped:
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group