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09/11 17:38 EDT

A Chinese Bronze Alloy Lock - Unusual Design - Qing
September 2013 Auction by Far East Asian Art

A very unusual Chinese lock dating from the mid to late 19th century, Qing Dynasty. The lock is in the form similar to a Chinese stringed instrument known as the Sanxian. The piece opens by pushing the rounded end key at the base into the body of the lock. That, in turn, opens the locking mechanism on the back of the piece...
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