Trade Sign, “Canaries”
American, late 19th c./early 20th c.
Pine with sandpaper, gilt and paint.
Fine condition, weathered more on one side, minor losses.
Provenence: Private collection, Jeffrey TIllou Antiques 1997.
A wonderful, charming trade sign for a merchant selling canaries, presumably for “14” cents as advertized. The design of the sign is enhanced by the contrasting black background and gilt lettering.
Dimensions: 23.75" x 13"
Item ID: FA-TRDSGN 267