Folk Art Signs

Bar - B - Q Neon Pig Sign with Original Paint
Bar - B - Q Neon Pig Sign with Original Paint
Unknown
Vintage 1950s Folk Art Signs
Steel
This fantastic neon sign once graced the front of a Bar - B - Q restaurant, and features its' pork spare ribs. The painted metal sign is double sided, and could have neon added to th...
ACCA Shriners Lighted Sign in Original Paint
ACCA Shriners Lighted Sign in Original Paint
Unknown
Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Signs
Steel
The ACCA Shriners are a branch of the Shriners organization, based in Richmond Virginia. The Shriners were founded as a body of Freemasonry in 1870. The benevolent organization prima...
Double Sided General Store Wood and Ice Trade Sign
Double Sided General Store Wood and Ice Trade Sign
Antique Early 1900s North American Folk Art Signs
Wood
Double sided general store trade sign, circa 1900. Each side perfectly graphic. Appears to have been done by the hand of a professional sign painter. One side ice for sale and the ot...
Union Hosiery Co. Painted Wood Trade Sign
Union Hosiery Co. Painted Wood Trade Sign
Antique Late 19th Century American Folk Art Signs
Late 19th-early 20th century painted wood trade sign for the Union Hosiery Co. F.P. Stewart. Signed lower right "E.W. Dearborn". Measures: 16 1/2 x 49 1/2 inches. According to th...
Vintage Michelin Tire Metal Sign
Vintage Michelin Tire Metal Sign
Michelin Man
Mid-20th Century Unknown Folk Art Signs
A vintage embossed metal Michelin tire advertising sign depicting the ever famous Bibendum or Michelin Tire man who is the mascot for the company and the worlds oldest trademark. Bib...
Vintage General Store Hardware Sign
Vintage General Store Hardware Sign
Antique Early 1900s American Folk Art Signs
Wood
General store HARDWARE department sign. Made and signed by professional sign maker. Excellent red and black hand lettering. Simple and graphic, circa 1900.
Vintage Heavy Sheet Iron Orange Coyote Dog Folk Art Targets
Vintage Heavy Sheet Iron Orange Coyote Dog Folk...
Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Signs
Iron, Sheet Metal
Great pair of very heavy sheet iron vintage coyote targets. Perhaps a subtle "scarecrow" for coyotes raiding the henhouse. Handmade by a rancher in Southwest Nebraska. Fantastic orig...
Folk Art Giant Metal Scissors Industrial Store Display Sign
Folk Art Giant Metal Scissors Industrial Store ...
Mid-20th Century French Folk Art Signs
Chrome
Curious French Folk Art Industrial metal store display sign. Featuring a gigantic scissors, probably a barber or hair salon ad. Sign or maybe used as a trade sign for a tailor shop o...
Self Framed Tin Advertising "Frazer Axle Grease" American, circa 1900
Self Framed Tin Advertising "Frazer Axle Grease...
The American Art Works
Antique Early 1900s American Folk Art Signs
Tin
Rare piece of Americana; an advertising item that would have been hanging in a general store in rural America at the turn of the century, singing the praises and virtues of using Fra...
19th Century Painted "Charcuterie" Sign
19th Century Painted "Charcuterie" Sign
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Antique 19th Century English Folk Art Signs
Wood
19th century charming English hand-carved painted sign "CHARCUTERIE" meaning "cold cooked meats".
Mid-20th Century "Tasty Eating Rabbits" Bugs Bunny Folk Art Trade Sign
Mid-20th Century "Tasty Eating Rabbits" Bugs Bu...
Mid-20th Century American Folk Art Signs
A mid-20th century folky trade sign that is very much to the point! With a painted - Tasty Eating Rabbits: Fresh Dressed or Frozen - and a stylized Bugs Bunny character pointing. ...
Vintage Hand-Painted Folk Art Beauty Salon Blue Trade Sign, circa 1950s
Vintage Hand-Painted Folk Art Beauty Salon Blue...
Vintage 1940s American Folk Art Signs
Wood
Late 1940s-1950 beauty salon sign. Graphic blue and white paint surface. Painted by the hand of a professional sign maker. Old vintage metal fasteners on each joined corner.
Late 19th Century Pianos Trade American Folk Ar...
Antique Late 19th Century American Folk Art Signs
Wood
Late 19th century American Folk Art Pianos trade sign. 8 feet long. Very graphic time worn art piece. Looks great on a stark white wall. Black with grey letters on one side and black...
Antique Dutch Enameled Metal Farm Animal Feed Sign
20th Century Dutch Folk Art Signs
Metal
Antique Dutch enameled metal farm animal feed sign featuring a bull and a rooster. Metal Folk Art sign with original enamel finish and a patinated metal patina. Thick, heavy sign fro...
Antique French Swiss Cow's Milk Advertising Sign
20th Century Swiss Folk Art Signs
Metal
Antique French Swiss cow's milk metal advertising Folk Art sign. Colorful sign with a red background and bright white letters. Whimsical images of young cow, boy, and a pig drinking ...
Vintage Trade Sign Connecticut
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Vintage 1940s American Folk Art Signs
Vintage construction trade sign, 25.5" x 42". Great restaurant decor.
Vintage Construction Trade Sign
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Vintage 1940s American Folk Art Signs
Colorful vintage construction trade sign, one off. It is 63.5" x 40". Great display for restaurant, normal wear and losses.
Large 19th Century Apothecary Trade Sign
Antique 19th Century Folk Art Signs
Tin, Zinc, Paint, Nickel
19th century apothecary trade sign in the form of a mortar and pestle in full round tin, finished in grey sand paint with word 'drugs' in black on the diagonal, central hanging loop,...
1950s Hand Painted Chef Sign
Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Signs
Metal
1950s American Hand Painted On Metal Chef Sign
1930s Hand Painted Directional Wood Sign
Vintage 1930s American Folk Art Signs
Wood
1930s Hand Painted Double Sided Wood Sign
1930s Hand Painted Wood Sign " Rooms And Bath "
Vintage 1930s American Folk Art Signs
Wood
1930s Hand Painted Double Sided Wood Sign " Rooms And Bath ". Original paint
Mid-Century Lighted Barber Sign
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Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Signs
Sheet Metal
Fun vintage flashing lighted barbershop sign. Great original red white and blue paint surface. Found in the midwest.
Signed Snap Wyatt Sideshow Banner
Snap Wyatt
Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Carnival Art
Canvas, Iron
Fantastic "Plenty For Two" sideshow banner painted by Snap Wyatt. Great manageable size.
Folk Art Popeye The Sailor Flag Display, circa ...
Vintage 1940s American Folk Art Political and Patriotic Memorabilia
Wood
Fantastic folk art Popeye wood flag display with original painted surface. Flag is separate and removable. Popeye measures 9" x 8" x 22.25". Flag measures 29.75" end to end.
Antique Architectural Bank Building Bronze "No"...
Unknown
Early 20th Century American Folk Art More Furniture and Collectibles
Bronze
Fantastic cast bronze vintage letters. Great way to get your point across! Salvaged from a bank building in the midwest. Great patinated bronze surface. Very substantial and solid le...
Vintage Transportation Roadside Curved Road Ahe...
Early 20th Century American Folk Art Signs
Wood
Early American road sign. Curved road ahead! Great patina and alligatored paint surface. Very heavy wood construction. Perhaps a one of a kind sign for a private country road. Nice g...
Hand-Painted Tourist Trade Sign, circa 1920s
Vintage 1920s American Folk Art Signs
Wood
A hand-painted wooden trade sign from 1920s New England, advertising “Harrolds Cottage – Room for Tourists.” The sign is double sided, with hand-painted letters on heavy board, withi...
1930s Hand-Painted Wood Sign " No Vacancies "
Vintage 1930s American Folk Art Signs
Wood
1930s hand-painted double sided wood sign " No Vacancies ".
"Brookfield Rye" Tin Advertising Sign, American...
The Meek Co.
Antique Early 1900s American Folk Art Signs
Tin
Beautiful semi-nude woman with translucent negligee, holding a bottle of "Brookfield Rye" whiskey is the focal point of this chromolithographic tin advertising sign, used to promote ...
Collection of Three A&W Drive-In Rootbeer Burge...
Vintage 1960s American Folk Art Signs
Sheet Metal
In 1963, A&W introduce four choices of hamburgers and their corresponding burger family members. Papa Burger, Mama Burger, Teen Burger and Baby Burger. Each burger wrapper had a wrap...
Cast Iron Clock Face Surround from Observatory ...
Antique Late 19th Century American Folk Art Signs
Iron
Very cool cast iron clock face surround, observatory time. Double-sided with great paint surface. Substantial heavy duty iron hooks. Lots of potential to get creative with this piece...
1900s Gold Leaf Letters Sign "Herrieff's Boys S...
Antique Early 1900s American Folk Art Signs
Tin, Wood
1900s gold leaf letters sign "Herrieff's Boys Store" on tin background with original wood frame.
Black and Gold 19th Century Men's Department St...
Antique Mid-19th Century American Folk Art Signs
Wood
Simple and graphic 19th century American department store or general store men's sign. Gold lettering and border and black background. Original paint surface. Sign shows its age. Som...
Soap Box Derby Carnival Midway Car Racing Sign
Vintage 1960s American Folk Art Signs
Composition
Graphic hand-painted signs. Most likely from an American soap box derby race track or perhaps carnival midway ride. Presented in black wraparound metal frame.
Lodge Sign Friendship American, 19th Century
Antique 1870s American Folk Art Signs
Reverse painted on glass sign from a lodge, possibly Oddfellows. Dates to circa 1870 and in overall very good condition, no noticeable breaks or cracks.
Large Watchmaker Trade Sign
Antique Late 19th Century Unknown Folk Art Signs
Wood
A large, late 19th century watchmaker trade sign with old blue/grey paint and gilded lettering. The sign appears to have been shortened in length some time ago, and would have been t...
1800s Americana Advertising Masons Wood Blackin...
Antique 1890s American Folk Art Decorative Boxes
Wood, Paper
Great Americana advertising wood box Folk Art Memorabilia. Graphic lithograph signage on a beautifully aged wood box that was made to hold shoe polish. 1800s Mason's blacking shoe p...
Folk Carved Wall Plaque of a Cellarer with Eagl...
Early 20th Century German Folk Art Wall-mounted Sculptures
Wood
A great hand-carved and painted wall plaque of a cellarer holding a beer mug, gilded shield with red eagle, the heraldig crest of the state Brandenburg in Germany, executed circa 1920.
Mid-Century Motorola Television Lighted Trade o...
Mid-20th Century Folk Art Signs
Fantastic Mid-Century time capsule Motorola TV trade advertising display. Three hand-painted fabric-covered sections form entire display. Mid-Century advertising at its best: "Motoro...
Folk Art, Americana Fishing Sign Wooden Carved
Mid-20th Century American Folk Art Signs
Wood
Very nice Folk Art fishing sign. Maybe bait or tackle sign. Would look great in any fishing lodge. Perfect for any fly fishing fan.
1920s Classic Red-and-white, Electrified Wooden...
Vintage 1920s Canadian Folk Art Signs
Wood
A wall-mounted, four-foot high, solid wood barber pole with working top light. Rare and original red-and-white paint with beautiful patina and age cracked surface. Includes original...
Folk Art Trade Sign Smarty Pants For Her
Mid-20th Century American Folk Art Signs
Wood
Smarty Pants For Her! Midcentury American Folk Art trade sign from a dress shop. Measures 5 feet 6 inches long by 1 foot 8 inches wide.
Late 19th Century Signboard of a Blacksmith
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Antique Late 19th Century German Folk Art Signs
Metal
A super awesome antique signboard of a blacksmith with the text "huf & wagenschmiede Jakob Lambrecht", which dates back to the end of the 19th century of Germany. It has a beautiful ...
Early Neon Advertising Sign, 1930s, Freeman Sho...
Early 20th Century American Folk Art Signs
Harken back to the golden days of fashionable shoes with this great dynamic lit Neon sign! circa 1930s Freeman Shoes Advertising sign-the footwear of successful men- great design wi...
Vintage 1940s Southern Pacific Lines Motor Tran...
Pacific Motor Transport Co.
Vintage 1940s American Folk Art Signs
Porcelain
Porcelain sign was normally hung outside of the bus station advertising Southern Pacific Lines.
Early 20th Century Cycle Shop Trade Sign
Antique Early 19th Century British Folk Art Signs
Early 20th century trade sign, 'J. SCOTT.CYCLE AGENT', the current typography dating to the 1930s, with two palimpsests (ghosts) below for the same company, hand-painted on pine boards.
Early 20th Century Liberty Truth Equality Justi...
Vintage 1920s American Folk Art Political and Patriotic Memorabilia
Metal
Late 1920s unique collection of American folk art hand painted lightbox wall panel signs created by a sign company in Chicago. The panels hung in the Appanose Country Courthouse in C...
Anonymous Abstract Geometric Painted Board
Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Paintings
Wood
Bold geometric abstract board found in Texas. We have a collection of these boards from an anonymous artist. Painted on recycled cupboard doors, table tops, stool tops and bread boar...
Anonymous Abstract X Geometric Painted Board
Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Signs
Wood
Bold geometric abstract board found in Texas. We have a collection of these boards from an anonymous artist. Painted on recycled cupboard doors, table tops, stool tops and bread boar...
Vintage Circus or Sideshow Hand-Painted Giant C...
Vintage 1930s American Folk Art Carnival Art
Canvas
Vintage one of a kind circus or sideshow hand painted banner with a giant clown balancing a feather on his nose. Original paint on a light canvas sheet. The banner is stamped on the ...
1880s Odd Fellows Lodge Banner from Dakota
Antique 1880s American Folk Art Signs
Silk
Early 1880s Odd Fellows Lodge all-seeing eye banner from Centerville, Dakota. Excellent hand painting and lettering. Centerville was platted in 1883. Dakota became the states of Nort...
Folk Art Gilded Window from Sign Painters Store...
Unknown
Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Paintings
Glass
Truly a dying art, the local sign painter has become a thing of the past. This fantastic framed window was an advertisement that hung in a sign painters shop. The large letters are g...
Set of Three Folk Art Straight Edge Razor Trade...
Early 20th Century American Folk Art Signs
Three whimsical American folk carved wood art trade signs in the form of straight edge razors. Used by barbers as interior advertisements. Two have painted black handles, all open an...
Vintage Americana Mid-Century Neon Barber Shop ...
Mid-20th Century American Folk Art Signs
Metal
Fantastic 13.5 foot long Mid-Century vintage neon barber shop sign. Total statement piece. Unusual three dimensional channel letters. Many layers of red, white and blue paint surface...
Set of Temperance Day Sheet Metal Road Signs, c...
Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Signs
Sheet Metal
Created by the Seventh-Day Adventists church in 1951 for their October 27th, 1951 Temperance Day "Weapons and Warfare" Campaign against alcohol consumption in the United States. The ...
Cast Iron Railroad DERAIL Sign, Early 20th Century
Early 20th Century American Folk Art Signs
Iron
Very thick cast iron DERAIL sign, early 20th century American railroad. Great original yellow and black paint. Two holes for easy mounting. This sign is quite heavy.
Fish Shop Trade Sign
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Early 2000s American Folk Art Signs
Tin
Unusual large sturgeon sign made from tin cans for Slick 50 resin engine coating joined together and cut for mouth, tail and fins with bobber hanging from mouth. Northern Mid-West.
Early Carnival Midway Sideshow or Circus Prop S...
Vintage 1920s American Folk Art Signs
Wood
Great early vintage, circa 1920s sideshow or circus prop sign. Egyptian mummy shipping crate. Very graphic and quite possibly one of a kind. Found in the southern United States.
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