Painted Trade Sign, “Fish and Oyster Market”
American, early 20th century
Painted and smalted tin, double-sized
Condition: Excellent condition, original paint, very minor losses
this very appealing trade sign is decorated with a dark blue smalt ground color with silver lettering. The fish, in lighter blue, is inscribed, “If It Swims We Have It.” With screw pockets on the bent end, the sign is intended to be viewed from both sides.
Dimensions: 30" h., 15 1/2" w.
Item ID: FA-SO 077