Lock Plate, Circa 1750

Beautifully designed to keep valuables safe

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Made in Mexico City, this lock plate is from a chest that was most likely used to protect weapons or other valuables. The decorative plate is made from wrought iron and features an elaborately carved and pierced border.

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Lock Plate, Circa 1750 Artifact from Mexico City, Mexico
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