Sign of Honor

c. 1850
$5,380 USD
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W: 70.75" D: 3.25" H: 26.5"
Northern Elmwood
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Signs of honor were given as tokens of honor for a person who did something significant for the community or in acknowledge of a respected person’s birthday. The sign would have been hung in a scholar’s studio, office or prominently displayed in an entrance hall. Made of northern Elmwood with brass character, this 19th-century sign of honor describes in gilt characters a person of extraordinary integrity, one who never spoke poorly of others or said negative things.

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