STUNNING PAIR OF ART DECO, METAL CAT BOOKENDS BY FRANART CIRCA 30's. Pair of Sitting Siamese Cats In Egyptian Revival /Cubist Style. Heavy and finely crafted, these fabulous bookends would be perfect companions for your book collection, suiting an Art Deco decor, or displaying with your cat collection. They are cast in Spelter Metal and have a golden bronze patina finish. Each is identical with the sitting cats looking down and off to the side.
Good Condition Measurements 7.5 Tall x 3 Wide x 2 1/2 Deep. The cat has no breaks, dents, or cracks, has a nice aged, used, entire look.
There is patina loss mostly along the base, there is no other apparent damage other than the felt cover missing from the underside of one of the pieces. Please see photos for details. Style Distinctive Art Deko, the cats are posed in Egyptian Revival style on a stepped raised base, and the overall geometric shape of the sculpture is Cubist. Each bookend is identical, the cats are twins who look in the same direction. Made Frankart circa early 30's, made in USA (company was based in New York City).
Material Cast Pelter Metal (a combination of copper and zinc) with a hollow core. THANK YOU FOR SHOPPING ATTIC CAT VINTAGE.
Vintage is the'new' luxury lifestyle choice - for people who prefer high quality materials and craftsmanship, and rare, unique, and cool finds with an intriguing mystery and history behind each piece. We at Attic Cat Vintage believe in quality that lasts, and sustainable, earth-friendly shopping. Plus, we just love mixing and matching vintage and antique from different eras and styles. Who Is Attic Cat Vintage?We're a genuine Canadian shop run by three cats and a lady (OK, the cats do more sleeping than work) but we are a cat friendly small business, and we love hunting unique treasures. Our packages are sent via Canada Post, we prefer sending Tracked Package so you are kept updated on the status of your order. Thank you for your business, we hope you enjoy your purr-chase! The item "VTG Frankart Art Deco Siamese Cat Bookends Spelter Metal Cubist Sculpture 1930's" is in sale since Tuesday, March 16, 2021.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Periods & Styles\Art Deco". The seller is "attic-cat" and is located in Edmonton. This item can be shipped to Canada, United States.