Offered by: LCT Home Ltd
Online Only Hastings, England , England Call Seller 07747791640


Early 20th Century Whale Shop/Trade Sign

$ 1,625
  • Description
    'Thar She Blows' a fabulous rare shop/trade sign of great scale, hand made in riveted zinc and hand painted. This superb piece sits on an iron stand and would have spun outside of a shop, to draw in the customers.

    French and dating to the early 20th century, it is in original untouched condition, with a few small dents, and lost paint patina that you would expect from decades blowing in the wind.

    An absolutely captivating piece of marine and advertising memorabilia.

    Length 135cm x Width of Tail 55cm

    Height on stand 85.5cm

    Width of body 13cm

    Stand Height 33.5cm
  • More Information
    Origin: France
    Period: 1920-1949
    Materials: hand crafted zinc and hand painted
    Condition: Good. a few small dents, and lost paint patina that you would expect from decades blowing in the wind
    Creation Date: 1920
    Styles / Movements: Oceanic, Folk Art, Traditional
    Patterns: Animal/Insects, Beach/Nautical, Handmade
    Dealer Reference #: whale trade sign
    Incollect Reference #: 637586
  • Dimensions
    W. 53.15 in; H. 33.66 in; D. 21.65 in;
    W. 135 cm; H. 85.5 cm; D. 55 cm;
Shipping Information:

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Message from Seller:

Based in the historic county of East Sussex, England, LCT Home specialise in sourcing the extraordinary, travelling extensively to hand pick European and British heritage antique furniture, designer lighting, and objet d’art from the 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th centuries.

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