Door sneck of wrought iron

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Door sneck of wrought iron

A sneck is a latch or bolt for a door. This ornamental example dates from the late 17th century. It is made from wrought iron.

The door sneck is cone shaped, with its edges cut with extravagant spirals.

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Online ID: 000-100-001-311-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.MJ 160
Date: Late 17th century
Material: Wrought iron
Dimensions: 217 mm L x 116 mm W x 38 mm D
What: Sneck, door
Subject: Locks, keys, etc. (NMAS Classification)
Description: Ornamental door sneck of wrought iron
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