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Philadelphia Manufacturing Co. Sailfish Bookends

Philadelphia Manufacturing Co., Phildelphia, PA, 1950; Philadelphia Manufacturing Co. hand cast bronzed white metal bookends in the form of leaping sailfish, circa 1950. Measure 8 1/4" high x 6 1/4" wide x 3" deep, weighing a hefty 3 1/4 lbs. each. Original felt and label on one figure, absent from the other. Fine, brilliant condition.


Vintage Coppered Monogram Bookends

, 1950; Handsome pair of vintage coppered white metal bookends in craftsman style, bearing a monogrammed "B". Circa 1950. Measure 5 1/4" high by 4 1/8" wide x 5" deep. Unsigned. Original felt. Fine, brilliant, undamaged condition.


Carved African Figural Bookends

, 1970; Pair of weighty African hand carved hardwood figural bookends depicting a tribal man and woman. Circa 1970. Measure 8 3/4" high x 3" wide x 2 3/4" deep. Fine, undamaged condition. Handsome and graceful.


Incised Black Marble Bookends, Mayan Motif

, . Striking pair of heavy black marble bookends finely incised by hand with Mayan iconography. Measure 5" high x 2 3/4" wide x 2 3/4" deep, weighing 2 3/4 lbs. each. Fine, undamaged condition. Uniquely beautiful.


Philadelphia Manufacturing Co. Bronzed Bibliophile Bookends

Philadelphia Manufacturing Co., Philadelphia, PA, 1965; Pair of hand cast bronzed white metal bookends playfully depicting an intrepid bibliophile attempting to stem an avalanche of books. Circa 1965. Measure 6 1/4" high x 4 " wide x 2 1/4" deep. Quite heavy, with a weight of 3 3/4 lbs. each. Made by Philadelphia Manufacturing Co., with original felt and labels on the bottoms. Fine condition. Small superficial scratch at the lower portion of the base of one figure.


Vintage Bronzed Bookends

, 1950; Attractive pair of bronzed white metal bookends. Circa 1950. Measure 5" high x 5" wide x 3 1/4" deep. Original felt on the bottoms. Fine condition.