Important American Furniture, Paintings, Folk Art and Decorative Arts – January 22, 2013 Auction Results

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Lot 28

28: Group of Five Painted Plywood Life Saver Signs 28: Group of Five Painted Plywood Life Saver Signs 28: Group of Five Painted Plywood Life Saver Signs 28: Group of Five Painted Plywood Life Saver Signs 28: Group of Five Painted Plywood Life Saver Signs 28: Group of Five Painted Plywood Life Saver Signs 28: Group of Five Painted Plywood Life Saver Signs 28: Group of Five Painted Plywood Life Saver Signs 28: Group of Five Painted Plywood Life Saver Signs 28: Group of Five Painted Plywood Life Saver Signs

Group of Five Painted Plywood Life Saver Signs

American, circa 1930
"ASSORT O MINTS", "GRAPE", "PEP O MINT", "STICK O PEP" and "WINT O GREEN".
Incorporating tin foil decoupage elements. The exterior of the Life Saver building was famous for having large images of Life Savers projecting from its lower faade.
(5)
L. 46 _ in.; H. 15 _ in. (each)

Provenance: Made for and used in the offices at the headquarters of the Life Saver Company of Port Chester, New York, constructed in 1920.

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800

Condition: Some foil elements are missing. Minor abrasion and losses to paint.

Price Realized: $3,100