This is an amazing set of 1920's American Art Deco Egyptian Revival style bookends that feature Cleopatra supporting an upright temple wall with incised hieroglyphics surrounding a central entrance.
These bookends were manufactured by the L.V. Aronson Art Metal Works Company in Newark, NJ. Ronson was founded as an art metal works during the 1880s and would become both a pioneer in the manufacture of fine decorative metal in the early 20th century. In addition to cigarette lighters for which Ronson is known, the company also produced a variety of bookends, hood ornaments, statues, and even clocks.
↣ 7" wide
↣ 5.25" long
↣ 5.5" tall
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The piece is in good vintage condition with minor age appropriate wear. Dust is present on this fresh pick. One of the bookends has a scratch on the back of the lady's leg (photo #9). Please see photos for more details and don't forget to use the zoom feature!
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