Bookends


Pair J.B. Hirsch "Librarian" Bookends
Item #:
G5012
Description: Cast metal bookends on marble bases depicting a librarian seated on steps surrounded by books. Back of bookends are marked with the J.B. Hirsch logo.
Materials: Cast metal. Marble base.
Dimensions: Height: 6-3/8". Width: 5". Depth: 4-1/2".
Locality and Period: . New York. c.1920-30.
Comments: Nice casting of bookworm character on heavy marble base.

Price: ***SOLD***


Pair Bronze over Cast Iron "Parthenon" Bookends
Item #:
G4855
Description: Cast iron bookends having a bronzed finish in the form of the Greek Parthenon.
Materials: Cast iron.
Dimensions: Height: 4-1/2". Width: 7". Depth: 1-3/4".
Locality and Period: . American. c.1910-20.
Comments: Impressive architectural bookends. Heavy casting.

Price: $59.00 Pair


Pair Judd Lion Bronze over Cast Iron Bookends
Item #:
G4710
Description: Cast iron bookends having a bronzed finish with a lion motif. Textured pattern back with Judd casting number "9784".
Materials: Cast iron.
Dimensions: Height: 5-5/8". Width: 6-1/8". Depth: 2-3/8".
Locality and Period: . Brooklyn, NY. c.1910-20.
Comments: In the early 1910s, they began to produce a decorative art metal line of fine-quality sand castings in iron, brass and bronze.  Among these items were bookends and book racks, which were produced between 1910 and the late 1930s.

Price: $95.00 Pair


Pair Art Deco E.W. Fuerst "Gazelle" Frosted Glass Bookends
Item #:
G4861
Description: Art Deco frosted glass bookends with stylized gazelle. Demi-lune, stepped base.
Materials: Frosted glass.
Dimensions: Height: 4". Width: 5". Depth: 3-1/2".
Locality and Period: . Illinois. c.1936.
Comments: Designed by E.W. Fuerst and manufactured by Owens-Illinois Glass Company.
Price: $98.00 Pair


Antique Judd "Race Car" Expanding Book Rack
Item #:
G4858
Description: Art Nouveau period race car and driver figural expanding book rack. Expands from 12-1/2" up to 22-1/2".
Materials: Cast iron & brass.
Dimensions: Height: 4-7/8". Width: 12-1/2-22-1/2". Depth: 7-3/8".
Locality and Period: Wallingford, Connecticut. c.1900-20.
Comments: Art Nouveau design depicting an early race car and driver. Morton Judd established the Judd Manufacturing Company of Wallingford, Connecticut in 1830.
Price: $89.00 


Pair Antique Art Nouveau "Wood Nymph & Frog" Bookends
Item #:
G4880
Description: Cast bronze bookends depicting a wood nymph and frog with cold painted decoration. Artist's signature "S. Morani" (Salvatore Morani, American 1879-1964) on edge of base. Armor Bronze casting mark on base and original maker's label on bottom.
Materials: Cold painted bronze.
Dimensions: Height: 7-1/2". Width: 5-1/2". Depth: 5-3/8".
Locality and Period: New York. c.1914.
Comments: Charming casting with cold painted decoration of a youthful woodland nymph and frog.
Price: $95.00 Pair


Pair Antique Cast Bronze "Indian Hunters" Bookends
Item #:
G4625
Description: Bookends cast in solid bronze depicting an Indian Brave teaching his son to hunt with bow and arrow.
Materials: Cast bronze.
Dimensions: Height: 5-5/8". Width: 4-7/8". Depth: 2-3/4".
Locality and Period: American. c.1920.
Comments: Well executed high relief casting with desirable subject matter.
Price: $95.00 Pair


Pair Cast Iron Abraham Lincoln Bookends Marked "Verona"
Item #:
G4564
Description: Cast iron bookends of Abraham Lincoln having bronzed finish. Back casting marked "Verona".
Materials: Cast iron.
Dimensions: Height: 5-5/8". Width: 4-3/4". Depth: 2". Each
Locality and Period: Marked "Verona". c.1920.
Comments: Nice pair in bronzed finish having aged patina.
Price: $39.00 Pair


Pair Cast Iron "Reims Cathedral" Bookends
Item #:
G4185
Description: Pair cast iron bookends depicting the French Reims Cathedral. Verdigris and gold applied patina. Marked on the back "CATHEDRAL 6".
Materials: Cast iron.
Dimensions: Height: 5-1/4". Width: 4". Depth: 2".
Locality and Period: Circa 1920's.
Comments: Detailed casting of famous French "Reims Cathedral" with appealing verdigris and gold Colors.
Price: $45.00 Pair


Pair Bradley & Hubbard Whittier Quote Bookends
Item #:
G4108
Description: Heavy bronze finish over cast iron bookends with a bust cartouche of John Greenleaf Whittier over a plaque with the quote "And step by step, since time began, I see the steady gain of man".
Materials: Bronze over cast iron.
Dimensions: Height: 6". Width: 4-5/8". Depth: 2-1/2".
Locality and Period: Meriden, Connecticut. c.1920.
Comments: Very nice pair finely cast by Bradley & Hubbard Manufacturing Co. (1852-1940).
Price: $125.00



Pair Bronze Whittier Bust Bookends
Item #:
G3362
Description: Cast bronze bookends with bust of American poet John Greenleaf Whittier. "WHITTIER" cast on lower section.
Dimensions: Height: 6". Width: 5".
Price: $125.00



Pair Cast Iron George Washington Bookends
Item #:
G3491
Description: Pair cast iron bookends with applied bronze patina. Bust of George Washington after the famous Houdon sculpture.
Dimensions: Height: 5-3/4".
Price: $95.00


Pair George Washington Bust Bookends
Item #:
G2228
Description: Pair composition with gold metallic finish bookends after the famous bust by Jean-Antoine Houdon of George Washington. Dated 1960.
Dimensions: Height: 7-3/4". Width: 5".
Price: $49.00 Pair 



Pair Cast Metal Pirate Bookends
Item #:
G2611
Description: Cold painted cast metal bookends with figure of pirate & treasure chest.
Dimensions: Height: 5-3/8". Width: 4-1/8".
Price: $89.00


Pair Glass Horse Head Bookends
Item #:
G2949
Description: Pair molded glass bookends in the form of horse heads.
Dimensions: Height: 5-1/2". Width: 5".
Price: $25.00



Longfellow Bust Bookends
Item #:
G2205
Description: Painted spelter metal bust of Longfellow on plinth with name in block letters at base of bust.
Dimensions: Height: 6-1/2". Width: 4-1/2".
Price: $59.00



Pair "The Angelus" Cast Metal Bookends
Item #:
G3113
Description: Pair heavy cast metal bookends with a depiction of "The Angelus (L'Angelus) from an oil painting by French painter Jean-Francois Millet, completed in 1859.
Dimensions: Height: 4-3/4". Width: 5".
Price: $49.00