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Greek Key Stool
By Jonathan Sainsbury, George Hepplewhite
Located in Sturminster Marshall, Dorset
A Hepplewhite design stool or coffee table. The buttoned upholstered top above a fine Greek key
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18th Century British Neoclassical Antique Keys

Materials

Brass

Antique Greek Key Stool
H 16.15 in W 66.93 in D 66.93 in
Iron Medieval Lock Key
Located in Mexico City, MX
Medieval iron locks and keys were essential for securing property and symbolizing power during the
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16th Century Antique Keys

Materials

Iron

Antique Iron Medieval Lock Key
Iron Medieval Lock Key
H 4 in W 3 in D 2 in
19th Century Key Case
Located in Gloucestershire, GB
19th century collection of metal keys presented in a green felt lined mahogany case.
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19th Century Unknown Country Antique Keys

Materials

Metal

Antique 19th Century Key Case
19th Century Key Case
H 48.43 in W 36.62 in D 1.19 in
Wièse Watch Key Pendant
Located in London, GB
crafted from a rich 18ct yellow gold into the form of a watch key; a tool used as a mechanical winder on
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19th Century Victorian Antique Keys

Materials

18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Hydrangeas and Other Garden Flowers
By John Ross Key
Located in New York, NY
Signed (at lower right): John Ross Key 1882
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Late 19th Century American Realist Antique Keys

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Golden Rod and other Wildflowers
By John Ross Key
Located in New York, NY
Signed (at lower right): John Ross Key 1882
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Late 19th Century American Realist Antique Keys

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Early Key Trade Sign
Located in Peekskill, NY
This is an early zink 3D skeleton key with some original paint. I'm guessing it date to the late
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Late 19th Century American Primitive Antique Keys

Materials

Metal

Antique Early Key Trade Sign
Early Key Trade Sign
H 20 in W 60 in D 5 in
Antique English Oak Key Box
Located in Chicago, IL
Extremely unusual, antique English oak key box, that probably dates from the early 1900s. Think how
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1920s English Country Antique Keys

Materials

Oak

Antique English Oak Key Box
Antique English Oak Key Box
H 25 in W 21 in D 4.25 in
Big Antique 17th century key
Located in Chonburi, TH
This Antique 17th-century wrought iron key is a fascinating artifact that transports us back to an
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17th Century Dutch Antique Keys

Materials

Wrought Iron

Big Antique 17th century key
Big Antique 17th century key
H 6.78 in W 1.82 in D 0.4 in
Household Key Cupboard A small glass fronted walnut key cupboard lined in bla
Located in Chillerton, Isle of Wight
Household Key Cupboard A small glass fronted walnut key cupboard lined in black velvet with 13
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1920s Adam Style Antique Keys

Materials

Walnut

22 Karat Gold Key Ring
By Romae Jewelry
Located in New York, NY
22K Yellow Gold Key Ring by ROMAE Jewelry - Inspired by an Ancient Roman Design. Our solid gold
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15th Century and Earlier Italian Classical Roman Antique Keys

Materials

Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

17th Century Iron Lock & Key
Located in New York, NY
17th century lock & key. Probably form a large cabinet or a door.  
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17th Century French Louis XIV Antique Keys

Materials

Iron

17th Century Iron Lock & Key
17th Century Iron Lock & Key
H 8 in W 4.88 in D 2 in
Victorian Lock and Key Brooch
Located in New York, NY
Victorian Lock and Key Brooch brooch from the late 19th Century. A gladiator's profile is set into
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1880s American Victorian Antique Keys

Materials

Gilt Metal

Roberto Cavalli Key chain NWOT
By Roberto Cavalli
Located in Capri, IT
Roberto Cavalli Key chain NWOT Gold tone horse with long fringes and studs
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19th Century Italian Antique Keys

Keying Up - The Court Jester
By William Merritt Chase
Located in Fairlawn, OH
Keying Up - The Court Jester Etching with drypoint, 1879 Signed in the plate lower left corner (see
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1870s American Impressionist Antique Keys

Materials

Etching

Antique national cashier register with key
By National Cash Register Co.
Located in Brea, CA
Antique national cashier register model 324 with a key , the drawer can open , there is a key , it
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1920s American American Classical Antique Keys

Materials

Brass

Mounted Antique Mansion Lock and Key
Located in Austin, TX
Lock and key, French, from the main entry door of an 18th century mansion in Provence. Newly
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1740s French Antique Keys

Materials

Metal

Mounted Antique Mansion Lock and Key
Mounted Antique Mansion Lock and Key
H 5.75 in W 15.125 in D 9.875 in
Tiffany Studios Greek Key Table Lamp
By Tiffany Studios
Located in Dallas, TX
Tiffany Studios New York Geometric Greek Key Table Lamp New York circa. 1910 Leaded glass
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1910s American Art Nouveau Antique Keys

Materials

Bronze

Antique Gold Watch Key Fob Bracelet
Located in Chicago, IL
Circa 1800 to 1860s Mostly all Gold Watch Keys, attached from a 14k Yellow Gold Link Bracelet with
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1850s Unknown Victorian Antique Keys

Materials

Gold

Charming Lock and Key Charm Ring
Located in New York, NY
Charming Lock and Key Ring made from late 19th Century elements in 14k gold. An antique padlock and
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Late 19th Century American Victorian Antique Keys

Materials

14k Gold

Louis Vuitton Suitcase Trunk with Key
By Louis Vuitton
Located in North Bergen, NJ
interior lid with stamped serial number 792647 and outer lock and key stamped 0808776.
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Early 20th Century Antique Keys

Louis Vuitton Suitcase Trunk with Key
Louis Vuitton Suitcase Trunk with Key
H 9 in W 21.75 in D 14 in
Cartier Key to My Heart 18 Karat Yellow Gold Three Heart Textured Key Pin Brooch
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
A Cartier Key to My Heart Brooch A beautiful pin made by Cartier depicting three intertwined
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Late 19th Century Antique Keys

Materials

Diamond, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Safe key. Wrought iron. 17th century.
Located in Madrid, ES
Key of strong box in wrought iron, dated in century XVII, with complex design in the head, hollow
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17th Century European Baroque Antique Keys

Materials

Wrought Iron

Safe key. Wrought iron. 17th century.
Safe key. Wrought iron. 17th century.
H 2.37 in W 5.91 in D 0.6 in
Large 18th Century French Lock and Key
Located in Houston, TX
Large 18th century French iron lock and key. This handsome french iron lock comes with the original
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18th Century French Louis XVI Antique Keys

Materials

Iron

Large 18th Century French Lock and Key
Large 18th Century French Lock and Key
H 6 in W 10.5 in D 7.25 in
Crystal Casket with Key Att. to Baccarat
By Baccarat
Located in New York, NY
starburst cut on the bottom of the box. Adorable key and working lock.  Medium: Crystal, Bronze  Maker
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Late 19th Century French Antique Keys

Materials

Crystal

1800s Skeleton Key Locksmith Trade Sign
Located in Peekskill, NY
This is one of the best locksmith trade signs we have offered. It’s early and all handmade in iron with original paint. It's very well done and a wonderful piece of Folk Art.
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Late 19th Century Unknown Folk Art Antique Keys

Materials

Iron

Victorian Whiskey & Gin Decanter Tantalus With Key
Located in Bishop's Stortford, GB
Victorian 2 Decanter Tantalus With Key   Brass handle Mahogany case silver plated Whiskey and Gin
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Early 20th Century British Victorian Antique Keys

Materials

Mahogany

Victorian Whiskey & Gin Decanter Tantalus With Key
Victorian Whiskey & Gin Decanter Tantalus With Key
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H 12.6 in W 10.63 in D 5.52 in
French Cloisonné Swan Key Dish Catchall Ashtray
Located in Los Angeles, CA
French cloisonné swan key dish catch all or ashtray France, early 20th century Beautiful crafted
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Early 20th Century French Antique Keys

Materials

Metal

Dimos 14k Gold Square Greek Key Earrings
Located in Athens, GR
Square Greek Key earrings in 14 karat yellow gold. Large earrings but light wear with beautiful
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15th Century and Earlier Greek Classical Greek Antique Keys

Materials

14k Gold

Dimos 14k Gold Square Greek Key Earrings
Dimos 14k Gold Square Greek Key Earrings
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W 1.181 in L 1.969 in
Dimos 18k Yellow Gold Greek key Ring
Located in Athens, GR
Greek key ring in 18k yellow gold. Unique and not commercial piece with depth and character. Can be
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15th Century and Earlier Greek Classical Greek Antique Keys

Materials

Yellow Gold

Dimos 14k Yellow Gold Greek key Ring
Located in Athens, GR
Greek key ring in 14k yellow gold. Unique and not commercial piece with depth and character. Can be
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15th Century and Earlier Greek Classical Greek Antique Keys

Materials

Yellow Gold

Dimos 18k Yellow Gold Greek Key Ring
Located in Athens, GR
Greek key ring in 18k yellow gold. Unique and not commercial piece with depth and character. Can be
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15th Century and Earlier Greek Classical Greek Antique Keys

Materials

Yellow Gold

Dimos 18k Gold Greek Key Cocktail Ring
Located in Athens, GR
Greek key ring in 18 karats yellow gold set with 0.72 carats of Rubies and Emeralds. The frame
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15th Century and Earlier Greek Classical Greek Antique Keys

Materials

Ruby, Emerald, Diamond, Yellow Gold, 18k Gold

Dimos 18k Gold Greek Key Cocktail Earrings
Located in Athens, GR
Happy Greek key collection. This earrings in 18 karats yellow gold it’s one of the most
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15th Century and Earlier Greek Greek Revival Antique Keys

Materials

Ruby, Emerald, Blue Sapphire, 18k Gold

Dimos 18k Gold Greek Key Cocktail Earrings
Dimos 18k Gold Greek Key Cocktail Earrings
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W 0.354 in D 0.118 in L 0.984 in
Dimos 18k Gold Greek key Circle Earrings
Located in Athens, GR
Greek key circle earrings in 18k yellow gold. Unique and not commercial piece with depth and
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15th Century and Earlier Greek Classical Greek Antique Keys

Materials

18k Gold

Dimos 18k Gold Greek key Circle Earrings
Dimos 18k Gold Greek key Circle Earrings
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W 1.299 in L 1.693 in
Dimos 18k Gold Greek Key Oval Pendant
Located in Athens, GR
Greek key oval pendant in 18k yellow gold. Unique and not commercial piece with depth and character
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15th Century and Earlier Greek Classical Greek Antique Keys

Materials

18k Gold

Dimos 18k Gold Greek Key Oval Pendant
Dimos 18k Gold Greek Key Oval Pendant
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H 1.85 in W 0.709 in
Dimos 18k Gold Greek Key Drop Earrings
Located in Athens, GR
Greek key earrings in 18k yellow gold in drop shape. Unique and not commercial piece with depth and
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15th Century and Earlier Greek Classical Greek Antique Keys

Materials

18k Gold

Dimos 18k Gold Greek Key Drop Earrings
Dimos 18k Gold Greek Key Drop Earrings
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W 0.551 in L 2.087 in
Dimos 18k Gold Greek Key Cocktail Pendant
Located in Athens, GR
Happy Greek key collection. This large pendant in 18 karats yellow gold it’s one of the most
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15th Century and Earlier Greek Classical Greek Antique Keys

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Diamond, Emerald, Ruby, Blue Sapphire, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Dimos 18k Gold Greek Key Cocktail Pendant
Dimos 18k Gold Greek Key Cocktail Pendant
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W 1.023 in D 0.157 in L 2.362 in
Antique Bronze Verdigris Box with Greek Key
Located in Chapel Hill, NC
Antique Bronze Verdigris Box with with Applied Greek Key Decoration. Box is wood lined and would
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1920s Antique Keys

Materials

Bronze

Antique Victorian Gold Greek Key Scottish Brooch
Located in Stamford, CT
Dazzling gold and agate Scottish brooch made with an undulating Greek Key pattern in gold and
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Mid-19th Century Scottish High Victorian Antique Keys

Materials

Agate, Gold, 15k Gold

Antique Victorian Gold Greek Key Scottish Brooch
Antique Victorian Gold Greek Key Scottish Brooch
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W 1.94 in Dm 1.94 in
Rare Hidden Key Victorian 18k Ball Pendant
Located in Narberth, PA
A fabulous hidden key ball pendant from the Victorian (ca1880) era! This stylish piece is made of
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Late 19th Century Unknown Victorian Antique Keys

Materials

18k Gold

Pair of 1920s Wood Greek Key Lamps
Located in Tarrytown, NY
Pair of 1920s wood lamps with brass Greek key ring. Painted finish. Some finish is missing as shown
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1920s Antique Keys

Materials

Brass

English Brass Mounted Trunk w/ Original Key
Located in San Francisco, CA
C. 19th Century English Brass Mounted Trunk w/ Original Key.
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19th Century Antique Keys

Materials

Brass

Art Nouveau Bronze Chandelier with Greek Key
Located in Atlanta, GA
A magnificent Art Nouveau style chandelier with Greek key. Patinated bronze featuring twelve
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1920s American Art Nouveau Antique Keys

Materials

Bronze

French Neoclassical Greek Key Gueridon Side Table
Located in Palm Springs, CA
. The table has nice detailing throughout including a circular greek key carved boarder, and is
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1920s French Antique Keys

Materials

Marble

"Keying Up - The Court Jester" original etching
By William Merritt Chase
Located in Henderson, NV
Medium: original etching. This impression on laid paper was published by the American Art Review in 1880. The etched image measures 5 3/4 x 3 1/2 inches; the plate measures 6 3/4 x 4...
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1880s Antique Keys

Materials

Etching

Set of Set Deco Greek Key Andirons
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
a definite hand-crafted feel to them. The stylized Greek key form is copper plated and the iron
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Early 20th Century American Art Deco Antique Keys

Materials

Copper, Iron

Set of Set Deco Greek Key Andirons
Set of Set Deco Greek Key Andirons
H 14.25 in W 11.5 in D 23 in
Set of Six Iron Greek Key Fragments
Located in Chicago, IL
A set of six early 20th century American cast iron architectural fragments with a Greek Key pattern
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Early 20th Century American Greek Revival Antique Keys

Materials

Iron

French Baccarat Greek Key Motif Crystal Chandelier
By Baccarat
Located in New York, NY
arms having etched Greek key motif bobeche & crystal drops and a finial ball bottom.
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19th Century French Antique Keys

Materials

Crystal

Collection of Thirty-Five Framed Antique Iron Keys
Located in Marbella, ES
Collection of Thirty-Five Framed Antique Iron Keys
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Early 20th Century Spanish Antique Keys

Materials

Iron

1940's Hartmann Traveling Trunk w/ Original Key
Located in San Francisco, CA
1940's Hartmann traveling trunk w/original key 25 x 21.5 x 39.5
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Early 20th Century Antique Keys

Materials

Brass

Dimos 18k Yellow Gold Greek key Band Ring
Located in Athens, GR
Greek key carved band ring in 18k yellow gold. Unique and not commercial piece with depth and
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15th Century and Earlier Greek Classical Greek Antique Keys

Materials

Yellow Gold

Dimos 18k Gold Greek Key Earrings with Rubies
Located in Athens, GR
Greek key collection. This earrings in 18 karats yellow gold it’s one of the most recognizable
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15th Century and Earlier Greek Greek Revival Antique Keys

Materials

Ruby, 18k Gold

Dimos 18k Gold Greek Key Earrings with Rubies
Dimos 18k Gold Greek Key Earrings with Rubies
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W 0.354 in D 0.118 in L 0.984 in
Dimos 18k White Gold Greek Key Cocktail Earrings
Located in Athens, GR
Happy Greek key collection. This earrings in 18 karats white gold it’s one of the most recognizable
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15th Century and Earlier Greek Classical Greek Antique Keys

Materials

Emerald, Ruby, Blue Sapphire, 18k Gold, White Gold

Dimos 18k White Gold Greek Key Cocktail Earrings
Dimos 18k White Gold Greek Key Cocktail Earrings
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W 0.354 in D 0.118 in L 0.984 in
Greek Key Amber Glass & Steel Chain Pendant Light
Located in New York, NY
Amber colored glass globe pendant light with a Greek key design and brass plated steel hardware
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Early 20th Century American Antique Keys

Materials

Steel

Dimos 18k White Gold Greek Key Cocktail Pendant
Located in Athens, GR
Happy Greek key collection. This pendant in 18 karats white gold it’s one of the most recognizable
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15th Century and Earlier Greek Classical Greek Antique Keys

Materials

Diamond, Emerald, Ruby, Blue Sapphire, 18k Gold, White Gold

Dimos 18k White Gold Greek Key Cocktail Pendant
Dimos 18k White Gold Greek Key Cocktail Pendant
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H 1.299 in W 0.314 in D 0.078 in
Dimos 18k Gold Greek Key Cocktail Bangle Bracelet
Located in Athens, GR
Happy Greek key collection. This bracelet in 18 karats yellow gold it’s one of the most
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15th Century and Earlier Greek Classical Greek Antique Keys

Materials

Emerald, Ruby, Blue Sapphire, 18k Gold

Dimos 18k Gold Greek Key Cocktail Bangle Bracelet
Dimos 18k Gold Greek Key Cocktail Bangle Bracelet
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H 2.322 in W 0.314 in D 0.118 in Dm 2.559 in L 7.87 in
Dimos 18k White Gold Greek Key Cocktail Necklace
Located in Athens, GR
Happy Greek key collection. This necklace in 18 karats white gold it’s one of the most recognizable
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15th Century and Earlier Greek Classical Greek Antique Keys

Materials

Emerald, Ruby, Blue Sapphire, White Gold

Dimos 18k White Gold Greek Key Cocktail Necklace
Dimos 18k White Gold Greek Key Cocktail Necklace
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W 0.314 in D 0.118 in Dm 5.118 in L 6.102 in
Dimos 18k Gold Goddess Athena Greek Key Pendant
Located in Athens, GR
Key design. A statement piece that can be added anywhere due to the opening bezel and can be worn with
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15th Century and Earlier Greek Greek Revival Antique Keys

Materials

Diamond, 18k Gold, Sterling Silver

Dimos 18k Gold Goddess Athena Greek Key Pendant
Dimos 18k Gold Goddess Athena Greek Key Pendant
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H 1.771 in D 0.236 in Dm 1.299 in
16th C set of Four Evangelist Vault Keys
Located in MADRID, ES
Vault keys such as these were used where the vault ribs came together, as a finishing touch. These
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16th Century Spanish Gothic Antique Keys

Materials

Stone

16th C set of Four Evangelist Vault Keys
16th C set of Four Evangelist Vault Keys
H 3.94 in W 20.48 in D 22.84 in
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Antique Keys For Sale on 1stDibs

There is a range of antique keys for sale on 1stDibs. Frequently made of metal, wood and iron, all antique keys available were constructed with great care. Antique keys have been produced for many years, with earlier versions available from the 18th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 20th Century. Victorian, Neoclassical and Louis XVI antique keys are consistently popular styles. There have been many well-made antique keys over the years, but those made by Louis Vuitton, Choisy-le-Roi and Max Le Verrier are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much are Antique Keys?

The average selling price for at 1stDibs is $1,728, while they’re typically $45 on the low end and $135,000 highest priced.
Questions About Antique Keys
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Generally, it is not illegal to own a skeleton key, and old homes in some areas may still have locks that require skeleton keys on their interior doors. However, locks that use skeleton keys go against building codes. On 1stDibs, find a range of skeleton keys.