Butcher's trade sign

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Date:1900 - 1925 (c.)

Description:This butcher's shop counter sign is made of papier mache. It is shaped as a pig, standing four-square on a painted plinth. The base is probably not the original. It comes from Northern Europe, and dates from the early 20th century. Height 385 mm, Length 863 mm, Width 245 mm


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1700s
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1770s
Apothecary's sign
Apothecary's sign

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1800s
Cobbler's sign
Cobbler's sign

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1830s
Boar's head - 3/4 view
Boar's head - 3/4 view

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1870s
Hatter's sign
Hatter's sign

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1900s
Fishmonger's sign
Fishmonger's sign

This hanging fishmonger's sign in the form of a leaping fish, painted in pink, grey ...

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Source: Compton Verney House Trust

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