"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
Creator
Oscar Bach (Sculptor)
Of the Period
Art Deco
Place of Origin
United States
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
Dealer Location
Philadelphia, PA
Number of Items
2
Reference Number
LU8651847763
Address
Renaissance Man Antiques
349 S 47th St.
Philadelphia PA 19143
US
(215) 883-8497
1stdibs Dealer since 2009 Located in Philadelphia, PA
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