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1930s Collectible Art Deco Gold Spelter Gerdago Pixie Reader Marble Bookends Vx For Sale

1930s Collectible Art Deco Gold Spelter Gerdago Pixie Reader Marble Bookends Vx


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1930s Collectible Art Deco Gold Spelter Gerdago Pixie Reader Marble Bookends VX Item Description
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  • Described By: Barbara / HFA VX TKS
  • Title and Subtitle: 1930s Collectible Art Deco Gold Spelter Gerdago Pixie Reader Marble Bookends VX
  • Description:

    Great local estate find! One of several bronze figural jewelry boxes and bookends listed individually on our seller’s site today!
    Hess Fine sales is pleased to offered for your consideration this wonderful collectible set of art deco antique bookends featuring the famous 'Pixie Reader' by noted Austrian theatrical costume designer and sculptor, Gerda Iro Gerdago . Designed in the early 1930s as bookends, these polychrome "gold" spelter metal figures with hand painted Celluloid faces, rest on their marble or alabaster stone bases with their legs bent reading a book.
    Each bookend measures approximately 5 1/2" tall (with figure) on its polished marble or alabaster plinth approximately 4 3/8” long x 3” wide x 3/4” high.

    Research for these bookends found a set described as exceptionally scarce with its celluloid faces referred to as Ivorine offered for $1299.00! Although we too have great expectations for this set, our reserve is less than one twelfth of their asking price with a starting offer of only 99 cents! Good luck on your offer!

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  • Item: Set Bookends on marble Plinths
  • Number of Pieces: 2
  • Maker: Unknown
  • Circa: Post 1930s
  • Material: polychrome "gold tone” spelter metal with celluloid faces
  • Approx. Dimensions or Size: Each bookend measures approximately 5 1/2" tall (with figure) on its marble plinth approximately 4 3/8” long x 3” wide x 3/4” high.
  • Condition: Very good with untouched patina and light estate dust. Painted faces very good. Please view our many detailed images for a more extensive overview.
  • Weight: Each bookend weighs approximately 1.72 pounds or 3.46 pounds total
  • Size of Package: 10 x 10 x 10
  • Weight of Package: Approximately 7 pounds


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