Set Roycroft Copper Hand Hammered Bookends ~ Arts & Crfts For Sale

Recent estate find is this lovely pair of ROYCROFT BOOKENDS. These bookends are different than any I have seen for sale or sold on . They are heavy (over 2 1/2 pound unpacked) and built so they can hold the larger bound books. They measure 5 1/4" tall by 4" wide with a 4" by 3" by 1/4" thick base. Because they were hand made one is a tiny bit taller than the other. The copper after 100 years has developeda nice, dark patina. You can see the early mark with the curled "R" on the backside. They are in really nice condition fora centuryold! Some rubs and scratches to one bookend which is to be expected butis mostly to the backside (see last photo)which is not seen when displayed.

Elbert Hubbard ( 1856-1915) was the founder of Roycroft in 1895 . Under his direction he started a copper shop in 1906. He hired Karl Kipp in 1908 and the shop prospered under his direction. Their first catalog was published in 1909. The catalog provided a wide arrange of lamps, bookends, desk items and much more. The early mark continued until Elbert and his wife's death on the S.S. Lusitania when Elberts son Bert took over the company.

If you have been looking for rare bookends then this is it! Or they are just as beautiful to display on their own. Don't let this rare andearly Roycroft pass you by.

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