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Padlock and key

Object Number: 
Z.1935ab
Date: 
1800-1900
Medium: 
Bronze, steel
Dimensions: 
Part (padlock): 1 5/8 x 1 1/8 x 1/4 in. (4.1 x 2.9 x 0.6 cm) Part (key): 1 1/4 x 3/8 x 1/8 in. (3.2 x 1 x 0.3 cm)
Description: 
Heart-shaped bronze padlock with swinging cover over keyhole; C-shaped steel shackle on top hinged on one side. Steel key with round loop, hollow cylindrical shaft and curved block.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Walter S. Poor
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group