Collection of Three Roadside Advertising Hand-Painted Signs Ithica Sign Co

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Collection of American Folk Art advertising trade signs made by the Ithica Sign Company for "C.E. Mapes Furniture & Undertaking" in Durand Michigan. Three sections mounted on a custom wood display frame. Actual dimensions of each sign is as follows: Chicken sign is 11.75" wide x .75" thick x 37.25" tall. Donkey sign is 9" wide x .75" thick x 47.5" tall. The man with the suitcase sign is 11.75" wide x .75" thick x 39" tall. Please note that dimensions in details below are based on the largest dimension of each sign in order to accommodate shipping quotes. Please email with questions.
In the Style Of
Folk Art
Place of Origin
United States
Date of Manufacture
circa 1900
Early 20th Century
Materials and Techniques
Hand-Painted   Tin
Good. Signs are in as found condition. Wear as expected for 100+ year old tin road signs. Please see images for accurate assessment. Wear to paint and some cuts and breaks in tin. Signs are still very sturdy and sound. .
Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor structural damages.
47.5 in. H x 11.75 in. W x 0.75 in. D
121 cm H x 30 cm W x 2 cm D
Dealer Location
Santa Monica, CA
Number of Items
Reference Number
Urban Country
By Appointment Only
(424) 529-6775
1stdibs Dealer since 2009 Located in Santa Monica, CA
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