Description The design of this padlock differs greatly from the designs of most continental European locks of the time. The severe lines and massive bulk communicate security. The key has a cloverleaf bow and a ferrule (collar) of stacked squares set in a diamond pattern off center to the bow. Seven teeth on the bit.
Provenance Charles T. Yerkes (1837-1905), until 1905; Charles T. Yerkes Estate Sale, American Art Association, New York, 1910, no. 484; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1910, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1910
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