Pair of Vintage 1920s Bronze Lions Head Bookends by Jennings Brothers JB 2145 | Gold Metal Lion Ornate Bust Library and Office Decor
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「Features」 · Cast bronze · Exquisitely detailed mane · Heavy set · Marked JB 2145 on the reverse
「Style Inspiration」 These terrific lions head bookends displays stunningly from all angles. They will make a huge statement in an open bookcase with antique books. Great to use on a desk as a paper weight or decorative objects around the house or office.
A perfect gift for the bibliophile, academic, or captain of industry!
「History」 In 1891, the Jennings Brothers Manufacturing Company began their manufactory in Bridgeport, Connecticut. They continued business into the early 1900s. The company produced some of the finest crafted art metal pieces ever made during this Arts and Crafts time period. Their creations included high grade bookends, candlesticks, jewelry boxes, lamps and figurative items. Not lending themselves to mass production, their methods were exacting and painstakingly detailed. They relied upon the expertise of artists, sculptors and metal smiths. Even today, Jennings Brothers metal works of art are highly prized. Existing examples bear the distinctive hallmark of JB are keenly internationally sought after by collectors.
「Dimension」 Each 4.75" H x 4" W x 2.75" D
「Condition」 Good vintage condition. Shows wear and patina on the surface. One bookend has a large crack along the base.