Adoption Number: 1922M228
John Wilkes, c.1680
A stunningly intricate brass lock, made in Birmingham to satisfy an increasing national demand for luxury goods. The exquisite workmanship shows how Birmingham was already developing its reputation as a world leader in metalwork.
Suggested donation: £500.00
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