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May 31, 2018 02:00 PM - June 8, 2018 02:00 PMCalender

Painted Wrought and Sheet Iron Glasses-form Optometrist Trade Sign

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3104T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: May 31, 2018 2:00PM


Painted Wrought and Sheet Iron Glasses-form Optometrist Trade Sign, probably America, late 19th century, each "lens" painted on both sides with brown-painted iris, one side more fancifully decorated with eyelashes and additional detail, with chain, wd. 41 in.

Note: "The Great Gatsby is among my top 10 favorite novels, and the original cover displayed a pair of eyes amazingly similar to the eyes on this sign." - Jonathan Soroff
Estimate $800-1,200

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Jonathan Soroff