Box lock

Box lock
Title
Box lock
Date 
1670-1770
Medium 
Iron, wood, oak
Dimensions 
Overall: 5 1/2 x 10 x 1 1/8 in. ( 14 x 25.4 x 2.9 cm )
Description 
Iron lock painted black and mounted in oak block (one side painted white or gray); key missing.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.1197
Gallery Label 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Provenance 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group