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Bronze Plated Trojan Horse Bookends/Ashtrays c.1930

$248

ABOUT

This is an original pair of Art Deco style cast metal Trojan horse bookends with ashtray on one side and pipe holder on the other. Manufactured by either Dodge or Champion Products, Los Angeles USA. Both pieces have retained their original satin bronze finish and are in good condition with appropriate patina for their age.

  • CREATOR Dodge/Champion Products Los Angeles, CA.
  • DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.1930
  • MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Cast gray metal, satin bronze finish.
  • CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age and use. New felt added on bottoms.
  • DIMENSIONS H 6 in. x W 4 in. x D 5 in.
HISTORY


In the nineteen thirties and forties there were three prominent companies that primarily made trophies: Dodge, Champion and Trophy Craft; Dodge being the largest. These companies made a variety of small objects for the home including ash trays and bookends. All of these bookends were made from gray or "pot" metal, with bronze-like finishes that suggest trophies.

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