For sale is a stunning pair of solid brass/copper bookends designed by Walter Von Nessen for Chase Brass and Copper Company, circa 1932. These iconic cat bookends have the form of an abstract startled cat. The body and legs are made from a single piece of pipe bent into an inverted u-shape.
An exceptional design and a fantastic example of minimalist Art Deco style. Both bookends bear the mark: "PAT APPLD FOR" at the edge of the rectangular base.7 1/4 inches at its tallest point, 4 inches wide. The item "1930s WALTER VON NESSEN Machine Era Cat Bookends by Chase Brass ART DECO" is in sale since Friday, May 8, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Metalware".
The seller is "eli_delights" and is located in Chevy Chase, Maryland. This item can be shipped worldwide.