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Sailorwork Tavern Sign from France.
French 18th Century Tavern Sign - of Carved Seagulls on either side of a 3 masted warship.- typical of 'sailorwork' The painted wooden sign , with architrave surround ,measures 21 inches wide x 11 tall, and features the relief-carved birds on either side of the 'Man of War', the painted banner above saying " Un Batteau de Guerre (Warship) 1732". Of particular interest to the pub sign, folk Art and maritime collector.
In good, slightly worn ,original condition with some chipping on the back of the panel. Minimum amount of restoration has been done on the warship , where the original paint was beginning to flake..
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