Exhibitions/ Art Object

Padlock and Key

Date:
18th century or later
Culture:
India
Medium:
Brass
Dimensions:
Padlock: H. 1 1/8 in. (2.9 cm); W. 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm); D. 3/4 in. (2.9 × 7.3 × 1.9 cm) L.with key extended: 6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1910
Accession Number:
10.100.175a, b
Not on view
A. Da Costa Gomez , New York (by 1910; sold to MMA)
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