Eye Glasses Neon Porcelain

Sign from Lee Optical


aw item number:  2008.014
size:  96"L x 36"H x 10.5"W
sign color: White, maroon & black
neon color:  Orange

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composition:  Sheet metal, porcelain & glass tubing
acquisition date:  2/7/2008 status:  Collection

description:   An eight foot long pair of eye glasses. The face and the bottom of the can are porcelain enamel. Orange neon highlights the perimeter of this one sided sign.

information:  One piece of a two piece sign that formed a marquee from the now shuttered Lee Optical Shop located in Wellston, Missouri. Recovered by artist and collector Scott Douglass in 2000.