Checklist


Draper’s Sign, “The Dry Tree”
French (Paris), c. 1600–1625
Wrought iron, stamped and polychromed
43 5/16 x 31 1/8 x 5 15/16 in. (110 x 79 x 15 cm)
LS.4030
 
Bracket and Inn Sign, “A L’H D’OR”
French, late 18th century
Wrought iron and rolled iron, cut and embossed, traces of gilding
Overall: 63 x 53 1/8 x 5 1/8 in, (160 x 135 x 13 cm)
Monogram in center: DM
LS.4532
 
Locksmith’s Sign
French, 18th century
Wrought iron and cut iron
60 1/4 x 23 5/8 x 3 7/8 in. (153 x 60 x 10 cm)
Monogram at base of bow: VL
LS.4434
 
Bracket with Shop Sign, “At the Two Fish”
French (Alsace), 18th century (bracket); French (possibly Nantes), c. 1750–1800 (sign)
Wrought iron and rolled iron, cut and embossed, traces of polychrome
Bracket: 32 1/8 x 63 x 1 5/8 in. (81.5 x 160 x 4.2 cm)
Fish: each approx. 13 x 20 1/2 x 7 1/8 in. (33 x 52 x 18 cm)
LS.3665 (bracket) and LS.2010.0.164 (fish)
 
Bracket and Florist’s Shop Sign
French, 18th century
Wrought iron and rolled iron, cut, polychromed and gilded
Bracket: 33 1/16 x 52 3/16 x 2 3/8 in. (84 x 132.5 x 6 cm)
Sign: 28 1/8 x 20 11/16 x 4 15/16 in. (71.5 x 52.6 x 12.5 cm)
LS.2011.0.199
 
Bracket with Shoemaker’s Sign
French, 18th century
Wrought iron and rolled iron, cut and embossed, traces of polychrome
Bracket: 25 5/8 x 51 5/8 x 4 ¾ in. (65 x 131 x 12 cm)
Sign: 17 3/8 x 20 1/4 x 5 3/8 in. (44 x 51.5 x 13.5 cm)
LS.3762 (bracket) and LS.2000.13.143 (sign)
 
Cabaret Sign, “Bat”
French, possibly 19th century, modified in the 20th century
Wrought iron and rolled iron, carved and embossed, green glass
25 x 24 3/8 x 2 3/8 in. (63.5 x 62 x 6 cm)
LS.2003.4.1
 
Cabaret Sign
Possibly French, 19th century
Wrought iron and rolled iron, cut and embossed
13 x 16 5/8 x 3 1/8 in (33 x 42 x 8 cm)
LS.4504
 
Shop Sign, “The Crowned Dolphin”
French, possibly 18th century
Rolled iron, cut
17 3/4 x 17 3/4 x 1/8 in. (45 x 45 x 0.2 cm)
LS.4215
 
Wineshop Sign, “À l’Homme Armé”
French (Paris), early 19th century
Wrought, rolled, and molded iron, cut, embossed, and polychromed
25 5/8 x 37 x 4 3/4 in.  (65 x 94 x 12 cm)
LS.4512
 
Inn Sign, “À l’Hermitage”
French, c. 1800–1825
Wrought iron and rolled iron, cut and embossed
25 5/8 x 30 3/4 x 4 3/4 in. (65 x 78 x 12 cm)
LS.4139
 
Shop Sign for Draper or Surgeon
French, 18th century
Rolled iron, cut and embossed
16 1/8 x 9 x 2 1/2 in. (41 x 23 x 6.5 cm)
LS.2023
 
Bracket with Dragon
Pierre-François Marie Boulanger
French, 1813–1891
Bracket and Dragon: mid-19th century
Wrought iron, with modern mount
78 3/4 x 44 1/8 x 11 7/8 in. (200 x 112 x 30 cm)
Signed on diagonal bar: Pre Boulanger
LS.2016.2.1
 
Shop Sign, Swan
French, 18th century
Wrought iron and rolled iron, embossed
25 5/8 x 21 ¼ x 6 11/16 in. (65 x 54 x 17 cm)
LS.4187
 
Possibly a Butcher’s Sign
French, late 18th–early 19th century
Rolled iron, embossed and formerly gilded
20 1/8 x 23 5/8 x 10 5/8 in. (51 x 60 x 27 cm)
LS.4119
 
Grille
French, 18th century
Wrought iron
14 1/8 x 35 7/8 1 in. (36 x 91 x 2.5 cm)
Monogram in center: JBO
LS.4452
 
Circular Grille
French (Amiens), c. 1700
Wrought iron and rolled iron, cut and embossed
39 3/8 diameter x 2 ¾ in. (100 x 7 cm)
Monogram in center: GBM
LS.4231
 
Gate Door
French, 18th century
Wrought iron, partly gilded
92 1/8 x 36 5/8 x 2 3/4 in. (234 x 93 x 7 cm)
LS.4260
 
Balcony Grille
French, 17th century
Wrought iron and rolled iron, cut and embossed, partly gilded
38 1/8 x 36 5/8 x 2 3/8 in. (97 x 93 x 6 cm)
LS.4431
 
Transom Grille
French (Île Saint-Louis, Paris), 18th century
Wrought iron and rolled iron, cut and embossed
27 1/8 x 38 5/8 x 2 3/4 in. (69 x 98 x 7 cm)
LS.3875
 
Transom Grille
Belgian (Brussels), late 18th century
Wrought iron and rolled iron, carved, molded, and embossed
48 x 45 1/4 x 5 7/8 in. (122 x 115 x 15 cm)
LS.4232
 
Grille
Italian, 18th century
Wrought iron, polychromed
33 7/8 x 25 5/8 x 1 5/8 in. (86 x 65 x 4 cm)
LS.4513
 
Demilune Grille
French, late 17th century
Wrought iron and rolled iron, cut and embossed
27 1/8 x 44 7/8 x 2 3/8 in. (69 x 114 x 6 cm)
LS.3927
 
Balcony Grille
French, 18th century
Wrought iron and rolled iron, cut and embossed
20 7/8 x 53 1/8 x 5 1/2 in. (53 x 135 x 14 cm)
LS.4233
 
Strongbox and Its Key
German (Nuremberg), 18th century
Strongbox: rolled iron, ornamented with wrought iron, cut and chisel-finished
16 3/4 x 28 9/16 x 17 5/16 in. (42.5 x 72.5 x 44 cm)
Key: wrought iron, cut and chisel-finished
6 x 2 7/16 x 11/16 in. (15.3 x 6.2 x 1.8 cm)
LS.2010.6.2a and LS.2010.6.2b
 
Wardrobe Lock and Its Key
Georg Bikelmann
German, active 18th century
Lock and Key: 1740
Lock: wrought iron, rolled iron, and brass, with openwork, finished with file and chisel
11 1/2 x 6 3/8 x 4 7/8 in. (29.3 x 16.2 x 12.3 cm)
Key: wrought iron, finished with file and chisel
5 3/8 x 1 5/8 x 1/2 in. (13.6 x 4.2 x 1.1 cm)
Signed and dates on the escutcheon above the dome: GB1740; and on the interior of the mechanism: Georg Bikelmann
LS.2305 and LS.2306
 
Small Safe Door
French, 1823
Walnut, forged steel, and gilt brass or bronze, pistol
25 1/4 x 17 1/8 x 2 5/8 in. (64 x 43.6 x 6.5 cm)
Signed and dated on two brass plates on the back of the door: POIFOL and 25 Aout 1823

LS.2003.1.117
 
Double-sided Lectern
French (Amiens), 18th century
Wrought iron
89 1/8 x 35 3/8 x 35 3/8 in. (226.5 x 90 x 90 cm)
Inscription: IHS
LS.1468
 
Double-sided Lectern
French, 18th century
Wrought iron and rolled iron, cut and embossed
87 3/8 x 35 3/8 x 36 1/4 in. (222 x 90 x 92 cm)
Monogram on sides of lectern: MS
LS.1470
 
Pothook and Cooking Pot
Pothook: French (Paris), 17th century
Wrought iron
43 5/16 x 8 7/16 x 2 9/16 in. (110 x 21.5 x 6.5 cm)
Cooking Pot: French, 1773
Cast iron
10 5/8 x 9 1/8 x 11 3/4 in. (27 x 23 x 30 cm)
Cast inscription on side of pot: LESR FRANCOIS LEROUX GARDE 1773
LS.4274 and LS.3531
 
Coffee and Spice Mill
Benoit Tivelier the Elder
French, active in Saint-Étienne, 18th century
Mill: 1749
Wrought steel and rolled steel, finished with file and chisel, with turned brass
12 3/16 x 8 7/16 x 5 5/16 (31 x 21.4 x 13.5 cm)
Inscription under cover: BENOIT TIVELIER LE PÉRE, A ST-ETIENNE 1749
LS.1930
 
Candleholder and Automatic Snuffer
French, 17th–18th century
Wrought iron and gilt bronze
Candleholder: 12 7/8 x 6 5/16 x 4 3/4 in. (32.5 x 16 x 12 cm)
Snuffer: 3 9/16 x 5 7/8 x 1 9/16 in. (9 x 15 x 4 cm)
LS.2006.0.8 and LS.2006.0.9
 
Snake-shaped Water Spout, from the Château de Bercy
French, 17th century
Wrought iron, chased and polychromed
6 11/16 x 10 1/4 in. x 31 1/8 in. (17 x 26 x 79 cm)
LS.3636
 
Dog Collar
French, 18th century
Wrought iron
2 1/2 x 13 1/4 x 3 1/2 in. (6.5 x 33.5 x 9 cm)
LS.3461
 
Dog Collar
French, 18th century
Rolled iron and wrought iron
5 7/8 x 9 5/8 x 3 in. (15 x 24.4 x 7.5 cm)
LS.3454
 
Bear Muzzle
French, late 19th century
Wrought iron
6 1/4 x 12 1/4 x 7 1/4 in. (16 x 31 x 18.5 cm)
LS.2016.0.1