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Eight pair of vintage decorative bookends.

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Estimate: US$400 - US$600
Price realised:  US$240
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Title: Eight pair of vintage decorative bookends. Author: ** Place: N.p. Publisher: Date: [20th Cent] Description: Includes: Heavy metal pair of bookends each with the Masonic symbol of the compass over a square with the letter "G" in the middle of the triangle formed. Felt on bottom, unlabeled. Some small chips. 5½" tall with 2¾x5" half-circle base. * Two pairs (Four total) of plastic and metal bookends with the Boy Scout emblem of the eagle within the fleur-de-lis with the words "Be Prepared" beneath it, also written across the bottom is the slogan, "A Scout is Trustworthy." Felt at bottom of three out of the four, unlabeled. Some chipping to plastic emblem. 5¼" tall with 3¾x3¾" base. * Pair of lightweight hammered metal (copper?) right-angle bookends, with stylized Menorah image cut out. 4¼" tall with 3x5¾" base. * Black metal slim right-angle bookends with stylized image of a flower cut out. Lovely textured surface. Cork on bottom, unlabeled. Lightly chipped. 5½" tall with 3x5½ half-circle base. * Heavy metal bookends of an Art Deco design, painted with a crackled green and black matt finish. Unlabeled. Moderately chipped paint, especially near the base. 5½" tall with 2½x7" base. * Pair of gold colored metal fleur-de-lis bookends. Felt at bottom, one with a sticker from the Andrea by Sadek company, made in Tawian. Some wear and staining. 7" tall with 2x3¼" base. * Pair of gold colored metal bookends of the musical symbol treble clef. Some wear and staining. 6¾" tall with 2x4" base. Lot Amendments Condition: Conditions vary from good to very good. Item number: 199416

Informations about the auction
Auction house: PBA Galleries
Title: Sale 394: Children's, Illustrated & Miniature Books; Photography; Fine Books in All Fields
Date of the auction: 11 Dec 2008
Address: PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
94109 San Francisco, CA
United States
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