Lock Box

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1750-1800

GUSN

GUSN-10633

Description

Rectangular wood set with iron locking mechanism. It is a primitive yet intricate lock set into a board fastened by hand-cut nails. The mechanism shows on one side and the reverse has four holes for mounting and a large key hole, which has ridged edges to simulate molding.

Details

Descriptive Terms

door locks
iron (metal)
pine (wood)
Pine
Iron
Lock

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3/4 x 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.524