Rim Lock

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1830-1837

GUSN

GUSN-43096

Description

Cast iron box lock with brass trim and fittings. Cap flange type extending over edge of door stile. Iron/brass works. Knob-operated rising bevel bolt and key-operated deadbolt, each from both sides. Mahogany grained finish on box and strike, with brass trim. Box-type strike. Brass round knobs screwed on round section spindle with square section at works. Knobs differing diameters and types.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rim locks
brass (alloy)
casting (process)
graining
iron (metal)
stamping (forming)
Iron
Brass
Slip Cast
Grained
Stamped
LOCK, DOOR

Inscription

Stamped ""W. R."" on keeper, for reigning monarch (W.R. = William IV, 1830-1837).

Associated Building

Original To Doggett House,

Additional Identification Number

1934.1942A

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

6 x 4.5 x 0.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1934.1942A-E

Places

Massachusetts (United States)