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


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.


  • Date of manufacture
    Circa 1930s
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  • Condition
  • Dimensions

    H 8 in. x W 6.25 in. x D 3.5 in.

    H 20.32 cm x W 15.88 cm x D 8.89 cm

  • Seller location
    Philadelphia, PA
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
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