"Girl and Goose," Rare Pair of Art Deco Bronze Bookends by Bach

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Beautifully detailed, with a gorgeous deep patina, this rare pair of bronze bookends by Oscar Bach depict girls holding geese by the neck, like something out of a charming nursery rhyme. The figures were cast separately from and placed in front of the foliate backdrop, so the girls cast a shadow on the screen behind, creating a wonderful sense of three-dimensionality. Each bookend is marked on the reverse with the classic Bach script.

Details

  • Date of Manufacture
    Circa 1930s
  • Period
    1930-1939
  • Materials and Techniques
    Bronze
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Dimensions
    8 in. H x 6.25 in. W x 3.5 in. D
    20 cm H x 16 cm W x 9 cm D
  • Seller Location
    Philadelphia, PA
  • Number of Items
    2
  • Reference Number
    LU8651847763
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