Showroom Sign

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Object Name: 
Showroom Sign
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
90.4.417
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1924-1950
Credit Line: 
Purchased with Funds from the Fellows of CMG
Primary Description: 
Colorless, non-lead glass, cast, gilded; velvet. Rectangular glass plate with gilt inscription "HAWKES CRYSTAL/SHOWROOMS/75 WEST MARKET ST/VISITORS WELCOME/GRAND PRIZE PARIS" with Hawkes trademark at top, screwed to a velvet easel.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Forgett, Veronica, Former Collection
Skinner, Inc., Source
1990-02-14
Color: 
Art Glass and Lamps From the Collection of Veronica R. Fogett (#1307) (1990-01-26) lot 44;