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Velvet Ice Cream sign
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Details

Object ID 001466

Object Name Velvet Ice Cream sign

Object Desc Blue and white porcelain sign. Oval shape with metal wire attached at top edge. Same pattern on both sides.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001895

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Advertising/Promo

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Room 7, Shelf 16

Object Date

Start Year Range 1920s

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords ice cream,Velvet Ice Cream,Veribrite Signs,Bridgeman-Russell Creamery,advertising,signs,


Title Velvet Ice Cream sign

Description Oval, porcelain sign. Blue background with white text. Front and back are identical. Back has manufacturer name at bottom. Two holes with grommets at top with metal wire attached to hang. Text reads, "Delicious / Velvet / Bridgeman-Russell Co. / Ice Cream"

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 18

Length 0

Width 24.33

Depth 0.33

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details does not include wire

Quantity 0

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Veribrite Signs

Maker Details Chicago, IL

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY1895

Description

Conditions

Date FEB 13,2014

Summary fair

Assessor BN

Notes Loss of porcelain on edges at left and lower edge on front. Exposed metal is rusted. Exposed metal at left is dented and curved upward. On front there is yellow discoloration at left. Staining from liquid throughout front across center and lower edges. Light scratches. Wear on edges. Grommets are rusted. Grommet on left is missing 1/2. Wire is rusted with sharp edges. At lower edge to right of center is a white mark in porcelain. On back, white discoloration at right edge. Loss of porcelain at right edge and lower edge near right. Exposed metal is rusted. Wear around grommets at top, most likely from the wire rubbing against. Edges are worn with some loss of top enamel. Brown staining at right in "t" of Velvet. Light scratches.


Events

Date FEB 13,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7 from Room 7, Shelf 11 - automatic entry by admin


Date FEB 13,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 1 from Room 7 - automatic entry by admin


Date FEB 25,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 11 from Room 7, Shelf 1 - automatic entry by admin


Date APR 15,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 16 from Room 7, Shelf 11 - automatic entry by admin


Provenance

Notes

Date FEB 13,2014

Notes Bridgeman-Russell Co. was located in Minnesota. The company was founded in 1888 and incorporated in 1903. http://reflections.mndigital.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/nemhc/id/4352/rec/6