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Polychrome Cast Iron and Sheet Metal Optometrist's Sign

Auction:
2757B
Lot:
515
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2757B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 26, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Polychrome Cast Iron and Sheet Metal Optometrist's Sign, America, late 19th century, the gold-painted spectacles and polychrome eyes with hinged pupils which move with the wind, original surface, (minor paint loss), ht. 9, wd. 36 in.

Note: Reportedly used outside a Sagamore (Cape Cod), Massachusetts, optometrist's office.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Cape Cod, optometrist, Massachusetts

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