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Antique Signed Japanese Articulated Lobster Sculpture in Copper Jizai Okimono
Located in San Diego, CA
Antique signed Japanese articulated lobster / cray fish sculpture (Jizai Okimono) in copper, circa 1910s. The piece is well detailed and patinated.
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Early 20th Century Japanese Meiji Animal Sculptures

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Copper

Antique Signed Japanese Articulated Crab Sculpture in Copper Jizai Okimono
Located in San Diego, CA
Antique signed Japanese articulated crab sculpture (Jizai OKimono) in copper, circa 1910s. The piece is well detailed and patinated.
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Early 20th Century Japanese Meiji Animal Sculptures

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Copper

Antique Optician's Trade Sign, Belgium, Early 20th Century
Located in Antwerp, BE
Large antique optician's trade sign. This iron wall sign dates circa 1920s and was used for 3 generations of Optic's Shop in Belgium in Charleroi. This Optometrist Sign is an eye-ca...
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Early 20th Century Belgian Industrial Signs

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Iron

Antique Optometrist Trade Sign
Located in New York, NY
Antique optometrist trade sign, Victorian, painted & gilt metal with colored glass.
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20th Century English Victorian Signs

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Iron

  • Antique Optometrist Trade Sign
  • Antique Optometrist Trade Sign
  • Antique Optometrist Trade Sign
  • Antique Optometrist Trade Sign
H 10.25 in. W 20.75 in. D .75 in.
Antique French Hand Hammered Copper Sign
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This is a 1900s copper pair of theater sign with big leather A. Bought sign handmade and constructed.
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20th Century French Arts and Crafts Signs

  • Antique French Hand Hammered Copper Sign
  • Antique French Hand Hammered Copper Sign
  • Antique French Hand Hammered Copper Sign
  • Antique French Hand Hammered Copper Sign
H 18 in. W 29.5 in. D 0.5 in.
Antique Painted Wood "No Dumping Here" Sign
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Antique, hand-painted, folk art, wood "No Dumping Here" sign.
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Early 20th Century American Folk Art Signs

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Wood

Antique Dutch Enameled Metal Farm Animal Feed Sign
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Antique Dutch enameled metal farm animal feed sign featuring a bull and a rooster. Metal Folk Art sign with original enamel finish and a patinated metal patina. Thick, heavy sign fro...
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20th Century Dutch Folk Art Signs

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Metal, Enamel

Antique Sign Champagne Jules Bertier, circa 1900, France
Located in Antwerp, BE
Antique French Champagne Sign circa 1900. This Art Nouveau metal sign or tin sign was made for Wine & Champagne House Jules Bertier & Cie, Brest, France. It's an embossed sign wi...
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Early 20th Century French Belle Époque Signs

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Metal

Antique Folk Art Carved Native American Chief Head Advertising Sign
Located in Buenos Aires, Olivos
Antique Folk Art Carved Native American Chief Head Advertising Sign. Folk Art Indian Tobacco / Trade Sign. American, ca 1900´s, painted carved wood with metal hook. A folk art tobac...
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Early 20th Century American Folk Art Signs

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Wood

Antique Advertising Sign Biscuits Victoria Brussels Belgium with Suchard Dog
Located in Antwerp, BE
Antique Cardboard Publicity Sign - 3D Store Display in Relief Cardboard for Biscuits Victoria Brussels. This Sign dates 1920s and has the Suchard Biscuit and Chocolate Dog ! Th...
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Early 20th Century European Art Nouveau Signs

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Paper

Antique Metal Ice Cream Soda Sign, Untouched Surface, circa 1960s
Located in Stamford, CT
Antique metal ice cream soda sign. Untouched surface. Measures 26” x 19.5 x 1/4”.  H
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20th Century Folk Art Signs

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Metal

"Antique - Old - Unusual" Clocks for Sale Hand Painted Sign, c.1920
Located in San Francisco, CA
"Antique - Old - Unusual" Clocks for Sale Hand Painted sign c.1920 Fine old school hand painted sign advertising clocks for sale The sign is painted on glass and mounted over w...
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Early 20th Century American Signs

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Glass, Wood

Antique Tin Sign Cream Separator Melotte Belgium by National Works Smethwick
Located in Antwerp, BE
Antique large tin advertising sign for the Belgian cream separator brand Mélotte, which was based in Belgium in Remicourt in the province Luik - LIège. This large sign dates circa ...
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Early 20th Century Belgian Industrial Signs

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Tin

Antique Advertising Sign Physician Surgeon Reverse Paint Glass, Black/Gold Leaf
Located in Toledo, OH
Antique vintage reverse painted glass advertising business sign "Physician Surgeon". The gold leaf is in excellent shape with no cracks or chips. The black paint is also in great sha...
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Early 20th Century Signs

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Glass

Antique Advertising Chocolat Victoria Brussels, Set of 3
Located in Antwerp, BE
Antique advertising signs for Chocolate Victoria Brussels. These old advertising signs - advertising displays for Belgian Chocolate will be sold as a set of 3. These displays are ma...
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Early 20th Century Belgian Art Nouveau Signs

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Paper

Antique Advertising for Victoria Biscuits and Desserts by Louis Hecht, Belgium
Located in Antwerp, BE
Beautiful antique chromo lithographic cardboard sign for Victoria biscuits and desserts, dating early 20th century. This Jugendstill chrome, Art Nouveau Chromo shows a stylish lad...
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Early 20th Century Belgian Jugendstil Signs

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Paper

Antique Litho Tin Tray or Ashtray for Biscuits Rouchier Bazel France, circa 1900
Located in Antwerp, BE
Antique Tin tray, dish or ashtray for Biscuits Rouchier Bazel wich was located in Angoulême France. This French lithographic and embossed tray dates circa 1900. It shows an elegant...
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Early 20th Century French Art Nouveau Signs

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Tin

Early 20th Century French Antique Street Shop Sign
Located in Debenham, Suffolk
Here we present an unusual find of a French antique shop sign, circa 1920. Shaped steel, painted with applied lettering in french which reads 'antiques and secondhand goods'. The ...
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Early 20th Century French Art Deco Wall-mounted Sculptures

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Metal

Antique Japanese Silver Incense Box Signed, 19th-20th Century
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
An extremely fine quality antique heavy gauge Japanese silver incense box, the cover inset with a copper and inlaid metal panel depicting a seated figure drinking from a large bowl a...
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20th Century Japanese Decorative Boxes

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Silver

20th Century, Showa, Antique Japanese Metal Elephant with Artist Sign
Located in Sampantawong, TH
Japanese metal elephant with artist sign. Age: Japan, Showa Period, 20th century Size: Height 20 C.M. / Width 16.5 C.M. / Length 26 C.M. Condition: Nice condition overall. 1...
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20th Century Japanese Antiquities

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Metal

Signed Antique Original Painting Constable on Horse, Early 20th Century
Located in West Hartford, CT
Original oil on canvas with signature on back of constable on horse. Age appropriate wear. Wonderful craftsmanship. All original.
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Early 20th Century American Decorative Art

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Canvas, Wood

Antique Hand-Carved and Painted Indonesian 20th Century Wooden Puppet Show Sign
Located in Yonkers, NY
An Indonesian hand-carved wooden puppet show sign with red and black painted accents from the early 20th century. This Indonesian early 20th century sign was hand-carved in Indonesia...
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Early 20th Century Indonesian Sculptures and Carvings

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Wood

ANTIQUE FRENCH SIGNED OIL - NATURE MORTE FISH & MUSHROOMS KITCHEN TABLE - FRAMED
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: French School, first half 20th century, signed lower corner Title: Nature Morte - still life of fish for the table and mushrooms. A perfect painting for a kitchen, d...
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Early 20th Century Impressionist Animal Paintings

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Oil

Antique Lino-Cut Cubist School Expressionist Woodblock Print Signed, 20th C
Located in Big Flats, NY
An Lino-cut cubist school woodblock pint offers expressionist portrait of individual; pencil titled, numbered 3/100 and signed illegible as photographed, 20th century Measures: 16...
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20th Century Prints

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Metal

Antique Double Sided Sign
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
This is a beautiful and unique sign. The colors are fantastic and original. The sign is two sided and has an image of a horse and carriage on it. It was a sign for the Vaux carriage ...
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Early 20th Century French Prints

  • Antique Double Sided Sign
  • Antique Double Sided Sign
  • Antique Double Sided Sign
  • Antique Double Sided Sign
H 50.50 in. W 40.25 in. D 3.5 in.
Antique Persian Bidjar (Signed)
Located in Chevy Chase, MD
Bijar rugs are mainly woven in the town of Bijar and its surrounding villages. Bijar is located in the province of Kurdistan in northwest of Iran. Bijar rugs are mostly considered vi...
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Early 20th Century Persian Other Persian Rugs

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Wool, Cotton

Antique Sign for Clothing Shop
Located in New York, NY
A two-sided antique sign with distinct Chinese calligraphy and original hanging hardware. Displayed outside of a clothing store. From Shanxi province, circa 1900. BD370     
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Early 20th Century Chinese Decorative Art

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Elm

  • Antique Sign for Clothing Shop
  • Antique Sign for Clothing Shop
  • Antique Sign for Clothing Shop
  • Antique Sign for Clothing Shop
H 46 in. W 12 in. D 1 in.
Vintage Custom Neon "Antiques" Sign
Located in South Bend, IN
A fantastic custom vintage neon "ANTIQUES" sign USA, circa 1990s Measures: 53"W x 4.75"D x 13.13"H. Good working condition.
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Late 20th Century American Modern More Lighting

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Blown Glass, Acrylic

  • Vintage Custom Neon "Antiques" Sign
  • Vintage Custom Neon "Antiques" Sign
  • Vintage Custom Neon "Antiques" Sign
  • Vintage Custom Neon "Antiques" Sign
H 13.13 in. W 53 in. D 4.75 in.
Antique Framed Inlaid Wood Cityscape, Signed
Located in Dallas, TX
Antique framed inlaid wood cityscape, signed by the artist, is a splendid example of Fine craftsmanship at its best! The artist has selected the roofline of a charming European city ...
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Mid-20th Century Belgian Aesthetic Movement Wall-mounted Sculptures

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Wood

Scottish Cliffside, Antique Oil Painting, Signed
By Francis E. Jamieson
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Scottish Cliffside, Antique Oil Painting, Signed by F. E. Jamieson (British 1895-1950) Signed on the lower right hand corner oil painting on canvas, framed Framed size: 23 x 33 inche...
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Early 20th Century Victorian Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Japan Huge Antique Yukimi Lantern, Signed
Located in Shelburne, VT
Japan, a fine large 23” diameter antique "signed" top hand cast Yukimi lantern with handsome details from the late Meiji period, 1910. We have had it professionally restored. It is f...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Meiji Patio and Garden Furniture

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Iron

Collection of Five Signed Antique Satsuma Miniatures
By Kinkozan
Located in Palm Beach, FL
A collection of five signed antique Satsuma miniatures, each an example of the variant Satsuma studios; from the graduated color of Tozan, to the gilded cobalt of Kinkozan, and ...
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20th Century More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Ceramic

Art Deco/ Nouveau Chandelier /Antique Signed
By F. Muller
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A French Art Deco chandelier with 3 external lights. All brass hardware and ceiling canopy. All re - wired and new sockets. Main glass shade is signed ( Muller Frerez ) Luneville alo...
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Early 20th Century French Art Nouveau Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

French Antique Bank Stock Exchange Glass Signs (2)
Located in Surbiton, Surrey
Hanging glass and bronze decorative signs. Believed to be from a stock exchange or bank perhaps. The original sign writing is retains but could be replaced and have new sign writi...
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Early 20th Century French Decorative Art

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Bronze

Marvelous Antique Carved Wood Locksmith Trade Sign
Located in Hopewell, NJ
A wonderful early 20th century carved mahogany locksmith trade sign in the shape of a large key. Makes an unexpected piece of wall art as a found object with tons of character.
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Early 20th Century American Folk Art Wall-mounted Sculptures

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Wood

Antique Art Deco Chinese Rug Signed
Located in Evanston, IL
This wonderful Art Deco carpet was made in China, circa 1910s or 1920s. Walter Nichols was great American rug producer (the Art Deco rugs which he did not originate them) in Tientsin...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Art Deco Chinese and East Asian Rugs

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Wool

Framed Antique Japanese Embroidered Silk Panel Signed
Located in Atlanta, GA
An exquisite Japanese embroidery piece circa end of 19th-early 20th century of Meiji period. The silk panel depicts an idyllic water scenery, in which three mandarin ducks swim in th...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Japonisme Textiles

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Silk, Wood

Japanese Matching Pair Antique Yukimi Lanterns, Signed
Located in Shelburne, VT
Unusual find Japan, a fine matching pair (2) of large 17 inch diameter antique "signed" top hand cast Yukimi lanterns with handsome details from the late Meiji period, 1910. The s...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Meiji Patio and Garden Furniture

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Iron

Signed Antique Oscar Bach Bronze Neoclassical Mirror
By Edgar Brandt, Paul Kiss, Oscar Bruno Bach, Raymond Subes
Located in Houston, TX
Beautifully detailed patinated neoclassical style bronze mirror by Oscar Bach, circa 1920. See signature in photos. This versatile bronze mirror would work well over a console tabl...
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Early 20th Century American Art Deco Wall Mirrors

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Bronze

Rare Antique Enamel Singer Sewing Machine Sign - Hebrew
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Rare antique enamel Vintage Singer Sewing Machine advertisement Sign in Hebrew or Yiddish. Please see photos for condition. Rare early Jewish advertising memorbilia This early twe...
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20th Century More Art

Antique Trade Sign Gavel or Presentation Piece
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This gavel is in great condition and was a presentation piece. Copper plate on gavel reads as follows / Dated 1941 Presented By The Corona 20-30 Club Won By Red Lands #121 -...
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Early 20th Century American Country Historical Memorabilia

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Wood

Antique Mahal Rug Signed and Dated 1919
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Fantastic traditional antique mahal rug featuring a field with triangular corners. The vivid colors stand out especially in the border over a beige ground. The entire rug is accented...
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20th Century Persian Sultanabad Persian Rugs

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Wool, Cotton

"Executive" Antique Oil Painting Portrait Signed by Masolle
Located in Dallas, TX
"Executive" an antique oil painting signed "Masolle - 28." Origin: France, circa 1928. Measurements: 36" W x 46" H.
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Early 20th Century French Paintings

Materials

Canvas

Japanese Antique Two Koi Hand Painted Signed Scroll
Located in Shelburne, VT
Japan, a pair of old 19th century Koi or Carp depicts a mature fish and its smaller youthful off spring - both ripple the waters among the reeds in this auspicious art composition. I...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Taisho Paintings and Screens

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Paper

Antique Signed Baccarat Bronze and Crystal Chandelier
By Baccarat
Located in Cypress, CA
Important antique Baccarat bronze and cut crystal two-tier fifteen-light chandelier. All the bronze parts and gilding are guaranteed original Baccarat. The top crown of the chande...
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Early 20th Century French Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Bronze

Antique French Enamel Covered Bomboniere Signed by Gamet
Located in Charleston, SC
Exceedingly Rare and Fine French enamel covered bombiniere signed by Gamet for A La Marquise de Sevigne (finest Paris Chocolatier). Signed "Gamet" on top lid. Commissioned for "A ...
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Early 20th Century French Ceramics

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Enamel

Antique Porcelain Humpback Double Sided NYC Street Sign
Located in Redding, CT
Antique porcelain humpback double sided NYC Street Sign, circa early 1900s. Cobalt blue enamel and white enamel. Sign says Sedgwick Ave & Dickinson Ave. In the Bronx, NY zip code 104...
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Early 20th Century American Decorative Art

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Enamel

Antique Wrought Iron Gösser Beer Sign, Austria, 1920
Located in Chicago, IL
Austrian wrought iron Gösser beer sign from the turn of the 20th century. Rectangular shaped frame with Gösser Bier logo amidst scrolled background, surmounted by a graceful stylized...
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Early 20th Century Austrian Industrial Architectural Elements

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Wrought Iron

Antique Italian Oil on Canvas Painting of Venice, Signed
Located in Chicago, IL
Antique Italian oil on canvas painting of Venice, signed. 17 3/8” H x 22 5/8” W including frame. 13 5/8” H x 18 7/8” W without frame.
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Early 20th Century Italian Paintings

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Canvas, Paint

Antique Black Stoneware Etched Snake Motif Vase, Signed
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
A unique mat-black etched vase with a snake motif. This beautiful vessel is hand-crafted and decorated around the body with textured snakes around the side. It has a marvelous textur...
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20th Century Japanese Folk Art Vases

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Clay

Antique Bronze Sculpture, Signed on Base, Bruno Gerrits
By Bruno Gerrits
Located in Esbeek, NL
Bruno gerrits, born in Anvers, Belgium, 1881-1970.  
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20th Century Belgian Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Antique Bronze Sculpture, Signed on Base, G.Devreese
By Godefroid DeVreese
Located in Esbeek, NL
Original antique bronze sculpture "Appolon" standing man with harp. Very fine detail. signed on base, Godefroid Devreese borned 1861 in Belgium (kortrijk) and died 1941. He was a...
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20th Century Belgian Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Antique French Bronze Pheasant Signed "Arcon", circa 1910
Located in New Orleans, LA
Antique French bronze pheasant signed "Arcon,", circa 1910.
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Early 20th Century French Animal Sculptures

Wrought Iron and Tole Painted Antiques Trade Sign
Located in San Francisco, CA
Large tole painted black and gilt ANTIQUES sign (double-sided) hanging from a hand-wrought iron hanger with twisting grape vine detail. Originally a wine store sign converted to an A...
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Early 20th Century American Architectural Elements

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Metal, Wrought Iron

Antique Ceramic Oval Plate Signed Depose with Restorations
Located in Pully, CH
Oval antique ceramic plate with hand painted decorations in blue. Restorations have been made.   
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Early 20th Century French Decorative Bowls

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Ceramic

Glen Ogle, Lochearnhead, Antique Scottish Oil Painting Sunset, Signed
By Francis E. Jamieson
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Glen Ogle, Lochearnhead, Antique Scottish Oil Painting Sunset, Signed by F. E. Jamieson (British 1895-1950) signed, lower corner right hand corner, titled verso oil painting on canva...
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Early 20th Century Victorian Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Signed Old or Antique Russian 84 Zolotnik Silver Letter Opener
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A fine Russian silver letter opener. Possibly by Gerasim Mitrofanov. With a lozenge form handle with cast leafwork. Marked with a second Kokoshnik mark (1908 to 1926) for Moscow....
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Early 20th Century Retro Desk Accessories

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Silver

  • Signed Old or Antique Russian 84 Zolotnik Silver Letter Opener
  • Signed Old or Antique Russian 84 Zolotnik Silver Letter Opener
  • Signed Old or Antique Russian 84 Zolotnik Silver Letter Opener
  • Signed Old or Antique Russian 84 Zolotnik Silver Letter Opener
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H .13 in. W 1.13 in. L 9.5 in.
Large Antique Family Tribute Sign With Beautiful Chinese Calligraphy
Located in New York, NY
A large antique Chinese sign with striking calligraphy in the center of the sign and smaller Chinese characters all around. Presented in gratitude by a grateful nephew to his aunt a...
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Early 20th Century Chinese More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Wood, Lacquer

Antique Signed Waterford Crystal Punch Bowl, Circa 1920-1930
Located in New Orleans, LA
Antique signed Waterford crystal punch bowl, Circa 1920-1930.
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Early 20th Century Irish Crystal Serveware

Materials

Crystal

Old or Antique Signed Japanese Satsuma-Style Kutani Porcelain Teapot
By Yasokichi Tokuda III
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A fine antique Japanese Kutani porcelain teapot. With Satsuma style hand painted decoration throughout. Having very finely hand painted botanical and bamboo decoration and car...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Ceramics

Materials

Porcelain

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Antique 20th Century Signs For Sale on 1stDibs

An assortment of antique 20th century signs is available at 1stDibs. Each of these unique antique 20th century signs was constructed with extraordinary care, often using metal, wood and ceramic. Antique 20th century signs have long been popular, with older editions for sale from the 19th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 20th Century. Antique 20th century signs are generally popular furniture pieces, but Arts and Crafts, Art Nouveau and Art Deco styles are often sought at 1stDibs. There have been many well-made antique 20th century signs over the years, but those made by Manufacture Nationale de Sèvres, Louis Comfort Tiffany and Charles L. Tiffany are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much are Antique 20th Century Signs?

Prices for antique 20th century signs start at $145 and top out at $148,500 with the average selling for $1,262.