Pair of Native American Figural Bookends

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In this pair of figural bookends, an Indian, holding a bow and bowstring, shades his eyes while peering into the distance, one knee resting on a mound and his shield hanging behind him, from his teepee.
Though this pair is unmarked they are masterfully detailed. The pieces are similar to works from the Weidlich Brothers foundry. The Weidlich Brothers manufacturing company (1901-1950) was established in Bridgeport, Connecticut, where they produced high-quality silver and bronze items, including bookends that are generally well cast and bronze plated.
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In the Style Of
Arts and Crafts
Place of Origin
United States
Date of Manufacture
circa 1935
Period
20th Century
Condition
Good
Dimensions
7.5 in. H x 7.5 in. W x 6 in. D
19 cm H x 19 cm W x 15 cm D
Dealer Location
Salt Lake City, UT
Number of Items
2
Reference Number
LU100176159993
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