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2 Unique Baroque Victorian Metal & Marble Bookends Or Wall Shelf /sconce For Sale
This an unusual pair of metal and marble decorative
pieces that we first thought were wall brackets or mini shelves but then
someone mentioned that because it had felt on top rather than a polished marble
finish, it might have been designed to be placed with the marble part facing
down.. . and since then, they’ve also proven to be great bookends for taller
books . …….as well as an occasional door stop.
We know it sounds silly but aside from being very
ornate and beautiful, they are amazingly versatile. We’ve included photographs
showing it hung on the wall as we’ve had it for many years and our newly
discovered use as lovely bookend.
Each one is fairly heavy,( possibly 3-4 lbs) having been created out of a cast metal
and solid piece of green marble cut in a half circle. The metal mimics the half
circle shape on top and is covered in what appears to be a floral baroque or
Victorian design in a brown antiqued finish accented with black on the edges and is hollow in back. They are in very good
condition with no chips , scratches on
the marble or dents and scratches on the metal.
The measurements are not uniform but their max are: length : 13 ¼ inch long, width: 8 inches , depth : 4 inches.
And here is the break down:
top( or base)- 4 inches at the widest
point, 8 inches long at the back, and ¾ inch thick.
metal part- Varies in width from 6 inches to ½ inch in some places. 12 ½ inches
Final note: Although
we try to examine all items thoroughly and make
sure you are informed of their
condition , we encourage you to read the section regarding what can be expected
of vintage and pre-owned garments.)
Policy, Payment and
Shipping info: Please read before offerding
satisfaction is very important to us andour general policy is to
not offer anything that’s not in very good , if not excellent condition, or what we wouldn’t love to have in our own
Vintage clothing Disclaimer: We are always very particular of anything we
sell, however we do specialize in vintage and pre-owned fashion so reasonable wear for
their age may occur and should be expected.
With many of our items authentically from the 1940’s and 1950’s,and some
even being over 60 years old, Because of
their age ,button holes, hems and seams may
be missing thread or need reinforcing, very small holes and snags in the
fabric or lace may occur ( if we see them, we WILL mention them in the listing,
so you can decide whether or not to purchase, but some of our items are very
ornately embellished and flaws are not easily detected and can be missed during
examination) or discoloration may occur . If any of these
situations do exist and we don’t mention it, it usually means it was too small
of defect to be noticeable while wearing, and does not affect the .garment’s wearability or overall
appearance. Because all sales are final
and all items are sold AS IS, unless
noted differently in the listing, you need be comfortable with this aspect of vintage clothing
in order to enjoy these wonderfully unique examples of bygone fashion. We don’t
mean to alarm you, In most cases, the items are exactly as
described and that is ALWAYS our goal.
however , we do come across a very unique piece that has definite imperfections
that we feel our buyers would still appreciate. When this occurs, we make the
flaws known right from the start, and perfect or not, we ALWAYS strive to
include clear description and plenty of pictures. Please also keep in mind that
some computer monitors may distort the color of the garment. So, please read
the descriptions carefully and contact us to confirm if a variations in color
or shade might be an issue. . . because All
sales are final, unless grossly misrepresented, so we always encourage you
to ask questions before offerding.
although while in our possession , all clothing are kept in a smoke and pet
free environment, we don’t wash the
clothing or know how it was kept before we received it. Sometimes there are
slight scent of the previous owner's perfume (or on very rare occasions, the
scent of mothballs or other smells ). We will specify if we notice anything
,but want to inform our buyers that cleanliness ,scents, or age appropriate
wear are not a reason for negative response or a request for refund, as it
might be when purchasing brand new.
Just about any garment can be cleaned and professional dry cleaning is a
recommendation we make with every transaction.
We accept PayPal exclusively for payment as it’s quicker and
easier for buyers as well as sellers. It also allows us to send your purchase
to you usually the day after we receive confirmation of your payment unless
that happens to be a Sunday or holiday. Usually shipped via USPS first class
mail that takes 3-7 days,. If you needyour itemsooner, let us
know.Priority or Express mail options are also available for rush
delivery. Please inquire about pricing in your area.
In the US
All domestic shipments include insurance and delivery
confirmation for peace of mind. Payment needs to bereceived within 48
hours of sale ending. Please communicate. Weunderstand things
happen.Otherwise,If we do not receive payment confirmation by the
third day. We will have no choice but to send younotification that the
item is to be relisted and applicable response will be given.
International buyers are also very welcome, but please
contact us before you offer to determine what postage would be to your country.
Note that our shipping costs are only for shipping and does not cover any
customs charges your country may require. Please also note that unless we are
able to ship your item via Priority mail ( flat rate box- not envelope),
there is no insurance option allowed
us, We realize the cost is greater- but we cannot be liable for an item if
you opt for it to be sent in a method that is not insurable. You will not be
refunded on lose or damage if that
method is agreed and used to ship your item. We strongly encourage you to
stay with the insurable shipping method.
Please also check on any restrictions or additional costs your country make require as we won’t be able to know what every
country mandates and cannot be responsible for it. . and most of all , please
be sure to communicate with us so that we all have a comfortable and
We’ve thoroughly enjoy
bringingbeautiful and unique clothing and home decor to our buyers
. Thank you for visiting our listing. We wish you always a great
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2 Unique Baroque Victorian Metal & Marble Bookends Or Wall Shelf /sconce: $50