19th Century French Boot Maker Store Sign
An exterior sign of a Parisian shoemaker in painted metal of red color, designed as a hanging boot in a rounded shape. The sign holder was handcrafted in wrought iron. Wear consistent with age and use. Circa 1900, 14 Rue de l’Arrivee, Paris France.
A unique collection of Roxane Debuisson. Roxane Debuisson was a famous collector born in Paris, France and passed away in Paris 2018. Debuisson’s personal life and professional training remains lost in history. In the 1960s and ‘70s she spent her time collecting elements of Parisian patrimonies or heritage. Among her exceptional collection, she was collecting topographical paintings and drawings, vintage street signs and broken armatures from the metro. Over the time she gathered over 60 street signs, she usually bought them from shop owners who closed their business or modernized their vintage signs.
Details: Wrought Iron
Country of Origin: France
Dimensions: 38" H x 7" W x 18.5" D