Cobbler's sign

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Date:1800 - 1899 (c.)

Description:This cobbler's or shoe shop sign is made of painted wood and wrought iron. A silhouette shoe in shape, it is inscribed 'Lile Clog Shop' on both sides. It has a joined scrolling iron bracket. The sign is English and dates from the 19th century. Height 784mm, Length 908mm, Width 70mm


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Source: Compton Verney House Trust

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