Very nice pair of bronze bookends with gilt trim border decorated with beautiful images of peasants in the countryside after Francois Millet's The Gleaners and The Angelus. Jean Francois Millet: 1814 - 1875, was a Barbizon School painter known for showing in his works the devoutness of French farm laborers. The bookends are marked on the back REAL BRONZE and numbered 9977. They come with original green felt protection and labels. We have seen similar items described as made by the Judd Company in the 1920's. These are heavy and substantial pieces. In very good used condition with patina wear and minor imperfections as shown. Shipped fully insured with tracking number.
Measurements: 4.75" high by 5 3/8" wide by 2.25" base depth.