• Geo. A. Chafee. Tavern Sign

    Geo. A. Chafee. Tavern Sign
    Geo. A. Chafee. Tavern Sign

    Geo. A. Chafee. Tavern Sign

    According to family history, this sign first hung at George A. Chafee's cafe and then at the Chafee Hotel, which opened to great fanfare in 1889. The acanthus leaf decoration in the center resembles carving and ornamentation on ship's bows, suggesting the sign might have been produced in one of Middletown's ship building or carving shops. The phrase included here was a personal favorite of Chafee's, and similar messages appear on other American and English tavern-related artifacts.

    Handmade and painted by D. Skolas in Maine, USA. 
    Sign measures: 33"w" x 25.75"h   
    $399.99 Price includes shipping.  
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    Each tavern sign is hand painted and slight variations may occur.


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