Antique Bookends Cast Bronze Wrapped Dante` Alighieri By Kronheimer Oldenbusch


Antique Bookends Cast Bronze Wrapped Dante` Alighieri By Kronheimer Oldenbusch

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Antique Bookends Cast Bronze Wrapped Dante` Alighieri By Kronheimer Oldenbusch :
$299


Antique ca 1920's Bookends Cast and Bronze Wrapped Dante` Alighieri
Quite unusual. Very classy.Cast forms wrapped by a sheet of bronze. This was an unusual method which required more man hours, but resulted in extraordinary works with a thicker, more durable finish than regular bronze plating (using a liquid). You can feel the sheet of bronze formed across the rounded back side.
Great subject features the Italian poet Dante` Alighieri (1265-1321) who is best known for his epic poem "The Divine Comedy".He's finely detailed with a fiercely determined facial expression. Wonderful full garment details and he's perched upon an interesting corner bench.This design has been accredited to Kronheimer Oldenbusch in the 1920's. Their mark would be on the casting under the bronze.
Each bookend measures 6-1/4" tall x 5-1/2" long x 4-1/8" deep.Each weighs approx 2 lb. 9 oz.Evidence of green felt at some point on the bottoms.Original dark bronze patina with high-lights. A++ finish overall.
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Antique Bookends Cast Bronze Wrapped Dante` Alighieri By Kronheimer Oldenbusch :
$299

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