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Padlock and key

Maker:
André Omereler
Date:
1531
Culture:
Southern German
Medium:
Steel, brass, partly gilt
Dimensions:
.a) H. 7 x W. 5-7/16 x gr. D. 2-9/16 in. (17.8 x 13.8 x 6.5 cm); .d, .e) when assembled L. 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Steel
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1957
Accession Number:
57.137.10a–e
Not on view
Inscription: [on front of shackle, slightly raised letters on gilt ground]: ANDRE OMERELER FERCZIG W MEI HER; [on back of shackle, as above]: DISES SCHLOS HAD GEMAC...MAISTER; [on top of shackle, as above]: W DV DVSTZO FAR GIS DEIH ERNIT VND DIN LECZ END; [on underside of shackle]: 1 5 3 1
Samuel Yellin , Philadelphia
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