Lock and key for former outer storage box for tea-leaf storage jar

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Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1615-1868
Medium
Iron
Dimensions
H x W x D (a-lock): 6.3 × 2.8 × 1.1 cm (2 1/2 × 1 1/8 × 7/16 in) H x W x D (b-key): 4.3 × 1.8 × 0.2 cm (1 11/16 × 11/16 × 1/16 in) H x W (c-wrapper): 56.6 × 43.9 cm (22 5/16 × 17 5/16 in)
Geography
Japan, Kyoto or Sakai
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F2016.20.16a-c
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Tool and Equipment
Type

Lock and key

Keywords
Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Christie's (New York)

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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