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Stock Lock

Description

Wooden box with iron works mortised in. Box surface mounted. Full dovetail cover plate over works. Plate is painted (or grained and varnished) - now black. Brass key surround on plate. Deadbolt 3/4" x 1 3/8" x 5/8". Key-operated from both sides. Three mounting holes, countersunk on side opposite cover plate. Plate secured to box with wrought nails.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
prob. 18th c.
Material
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
oak (wood)
painting (coating)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
door locks
Iron
iron (metal)
LOCK, DOOR
Oak
oak (wood)
Painted
painting (coating)
Dimensions
4.75 x 1.25 (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1920.40AB
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
28928

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