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One of a set of three traditional English back-painted and gilded glass shop signs,

“CANDY”, painted by hand,


the five letters in a bespoke fishtail typeface, all foliate serifs with mica-stippled gilt and a bright outline, the shafts fielded and inlaid with fragmented mother-of-pearl and on occasion knopped with a Tuscan spur; a running dogtooth border, above and below, livened with stucco foil-work, all on a salmon-pink ground, framed,
Dimensions: 70cm (27½") High, 157cm (61¾") Wide, as framed
Stock code: 45334

This extraordinary sign, a showcase of the traditional signwriter’s techniques, was a commission for a shop-front that was ultimately never installed. As abstract glass signs this work needs no context however and are for sale separately “SKIN” “CANDY”, “TATTOO” - please check for the availability of the others by Search.

We can offer similar signage from the same workshop - please enquire for a quotation.

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Established in London's East End, LASSCO has dealt in reclamation and salvage since 1979. Bridging the gap between the demolition trade and architectural design, we connect customers with rescued relics that make for fascinating interiors. Our shops and yards also provide the back drop for unique venue hire and dining experiences.

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