Seller: stephenwilson (2,368) 100%, Location: London, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 291954661981 0 0 1 105 603 ucl 5 1 707 14.0 Normal 0 false false false EN-GB JA X-NONE Superb quality iron key typical of a style called Venetian that dates initially from 16th century Italy and continued to be popular for a couple of hundred years. This particular key is of typical form of high quality quite early keys in terms of the bow with the braised inserts and little crown atop the key, the octagonal stem turned and simply decorated and a simple cuts in the bit for a furniture lock. The key is about 4.5 inches long and is in really excellent condition with the only damage being a hairline crack at the base of the stem. This is a really excellent quality example of a rare and collectable style of key. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me. Buyer pays shipping, £4.50 UK, £11.00 to continental Europe and £13.00 to the rest of the world. If you are interested in locks, keys or padlocks, then please check my other auctions.