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French La Belle Époque Lighted Bistro Cafe Sign

About the Item

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.
  • 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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