A lovely decorated Iron Forged Door Key dating from the 17th century. Over 14cm in length, the key displays a flat bow, round sectioned shank and a square ward with a curved lower edge
Around four hundred years old, the key would have been made by a provincial blacksmith, and has since been professionally cleaned and preserved.
HUGE POST-MEDIEVAL IRON KEY
Acquired by Timeless on the UK antiquities market, 2020. Formerly part of an English collection formed in the 1980s.