Swan Inn sign

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Date:1700 - 1750 (c.)

Description:This gilded wood pub sign is shaped as a swimming swan, lapped by waves, with partly outstretched wings. It has a later modern frame. The sign is British, and dates from the early 18th century.

Height 1013mm (including frame), Width 1778mm, Depth 125mm


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Source: Compton Verney House Trust

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