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Painted and Smalted Double-sided Tin "Fish And Oyster Market" Sign

Auction:
3259T
Lot:
1432
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3259T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
June 04, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Painted and Smalted Double-sided Tin "Fish And Oyster Market" Sign, early 20th century, lettered in silver on a dark blue smalt ground, depicting a fish in a light blue reserve and further lettered "If It Swims We Have It," the tin bent on one edge at a 90-degree angle to allow it to be fixed to a surface by screws, ht. 30, dp. 15 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-500


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Blue, Cobalt, Cobalt glass, Color, Fish, Oyster, Physical sciences, Screw, Tin

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