Lot 304

Rectangular iron travel safe called a privateer's or Nuremberg safe, reinforced with hinges with a false lock on the front. Lock entrance hidden on the lid which, when opened, unveils a lock with complications with a decoration engraved with stylised foliage, occupying the entire reverse side of the lid. Six mobile pegs ensure the closing of the safe, which was also ensured by a mobile bar slipped into the hasp rings on the front. Small internal safe with its key. Two lateral mobile carrying handles.
Germany, 17th century
H : 37 - W : 73 - D : 38,5 cm
Wear and tear, traces of polychromy, missing front closing bar.

Location of the item
France - 75009 Paris