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Painted Vaudeville Trade Sign Panel

Auction:
2556M
Lot:
938
Sold for:
$296$250

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Auction:
Discovery - 2556M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
July 28, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Painted Vaudeville Trade Sign Panel, America, late 19th century, shaped plywood panel centered with inscription "TONY PASTORS" over a red, white, and blue shield with 1885 painted over 1897 flanked by cherubs, (paint losses), 24 x 54 3/4 in.

Note: This sign likely was hung at a late 19th century vaudeville performance theater. Tony Pastor (May 28, 1837–Aug. 26, 1908) was an American impresario, variety performer, and theatre owner in New York City.
Estimate $500-700

Keywords

New York City, Tony Pastor, American culture, Comedy, Performing arts, Plywood, Theatre

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