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French La Belle Époque Lighted Bistro Cafe Sign

$5,000

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Fantastic double sided bistro cafe metal sign from France's La Belle Époque period. Features a lacquer finish with pierced letters reading "Montre Ponctua" or a promise to be on time. The large sign has metal mounts on the side where it was mounted to a building. The inside is wired with two light bulb sockets. The two-sided sign originally had transparent colored plastic behind the letters. The sign has a beautiful distressed and aged patina on the lacquer finish with vibrant colors. Functional piece of art and history from the cafe society in San Francisco, CA.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 26 in. (66.04 cm)Width: 55 in. (139.7 cm)Depth: 6.5 in. (16.51 cm)
  • Style
    Belle Époque (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    Late 19th-Early 20th Century
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Excellent craftsmanship with a beautiful aged patina on the lacquer finish.
  • Seller Location
    Rio Vista, CA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1555216886901

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  • Shipping
    Ships From: Rio Vista, CA
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 1 day of delivery.

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About the Seller
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Located in Rio Vista, CA

Erin Lane Estate is based in the San Francisco Bay Area, and its team of furniture restorers, art curators, professional appraisers and Asia specialists sources prime vintage and antique furniture from the finest estates in Northern and Southern California. Erin Lane Estate specializes in Hollywood Regency, McGuire, Chinese and Japanese pieces.

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