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Oversized Art Deco Bronze & Copper Plated Irish Setter Bookends c.1930

$450

ABOUT

An oversized pair of Art Deco bronze and copper plated Irish Setter bookends with original felt on the bottom.

  • CREATOR Unknown.
  • DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.1930-1940.
  • MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Copper/Bronze Finish, Felt
  • CONDITION Good. Minor wear consistent with age and use.
  • DIMENSIONS H 6.5 in. x W 8.5 in. x D 4 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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