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Lamothe Jeweler and Engraver sign

Higher Level Record: 1998.48.1-8
ID Number: 1998.48.1
Title: Lamothe Jeweler and Engraver sign
Title Type: descriptive
Item Status: Permanent Collection     Legal Status: Permanent Collection
Object Name: signs (declatory or advertising artifacts)
Collection Type: Metals
Date: ca. 1820
Process/Technique: metalworking
Materials: brass (alloy)
Dimensions: 6 1/4 x 10 1/8 x 1/4 inches
Object Description Oval sign advertising Pierre and J. B. Lamothe's jewelry shop at 52 Royal Street. The Lamothes were father and son and worked as engravers and gold and silver smiths.
Extent: 1 item
Acq. Credit Line: Gift of Miss Joan M. Meyers
Inscription(s): positioned obverse convex side
"J. B. Lamothe. / Bijoutier & [defaced] / Jeweller & [defaced]"
positioned reverse concave side
"Lamothe / Orfevre & Graveur / Gold & Silver Smith / Engraver"
Collection Theme(s): Metalwork
Subjects: Jewelry -- United States.
Stores, Retail -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Lamothe, Pierre, ca. 1770-ca. 1823 -- More information
Lamothe, Jean Baptiste, 1800-1874 -- More information
Lamothe family -- More information
Royal Street (New Orleans, La.)
Condition: Fair
Other Number: Non-Collection Number N980512.11.1
Related Works: Identification No.: 1998.48.1-8
Title: Memorabilia having belonged to the Lamothe and Prados families
Date: 1799
Medium: Miscellaneous media

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