Trunk lock and a 16th century iron hasp.
The perimeter of the heavy sheet metal palace is pierced and cut out on three sides with window motifs and floral ornaments. In the centre of the plate, a projecting U-shaped housing accommodates the hasp in the shape of a fantasy animal or "guivre" with a pisciform body that is swollen, engraved with fillets and extended by a thin curled tail. On either side of the hasp, two projecting buttresses are called small pinnacles.
One of the two pinnacles forms an entrance cover, the third is missing.
16th century work.
Height: 22 cm - Length: 14.1 cm - Hasp height: 17.4 cm
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Location of the item France - 75002 Paris