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French iron key with grotesque female figures

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An image of Key. Iron, with piped stem, spade-shaped in section, collar in the form of a capital of Corinthian type and bow composed of two winged grotesque female figures back to back with a mermaid between them. Circa 1500-1600. French. Notes: Has cover for the stem.

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Key. Iron, with piped stem, spade-shaped in section, collar in the form of a capital of Corinthian type and bow composed of two winged grotesque female figures back to back with a mermaid between them. Circa 1500-1600. French. Notes: Has cover for the stem.

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  • Accession Number: MAR.M.221-1912
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/32.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Jaymes Sinclair
  • Image height: 437 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.6 (Macintosh)
  • Filesize: 101.17kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 32/1

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16th Century Artistic Movement Corinthian order Date Department Fitz_AA French Late Renaissance Material Nationalities Object Type Other Keywords Renaissance Workflow _WF_AdOK _WF_KWD _WF_OPACtd _WF_PCtd architecture capitals classic orders columns female female nude grotesque iron key lock mermaid metalwork nude ward lock warded lock winged wings

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rgb(212,212,212), rgb(57,56,54), rgb(100,98,94), rgb(128,127,122), rgb(109,108,99), rgb(91,92,92), rgb(166,165,162), rgb(158,156,147), rgb(156,148,142), rgb(92,100,90), rgb(180,172,166)

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