From a recent collector estate sale in Chicago we present this wonderful set of antique original bronze clad "Galvano bronze" bookends of "Day & Night" after Michelangelo by Armor Bronze Company. Marked ARMOR BRONZE with Name & Emblem as well as Copy Right Mark to lower versos. C. 1922.
Of course this is the allegorical representations of Night (the woman) and Day (the man) that are taken from marble sculptures by Michelangelo created for the tomb of Guiliano de Medici of Florence, Italy around 1520-1534. They are bronze clad bookends that were manufactured by the Armor Bronze Company around 1900.
This heirloom collectors set is extremely difficult to find in any condition – much less like these. They are damage free with no cracks, splits or missing pieces. Only very minor use and wear indicators in the great set. A serious Collector's Set!
This great heirloom collector set of statues / bookends will display magnificently and garner attention regardless of where you choose to locate them. They have a wonderful exquisite aged bronze patina. This great set would look wonderful on a table, desk, mantle, shelf or simply stand- alone sculptures that will showcase grandly. They would be a perfect addition to any sculpture, bookend or Armor Bronze collection.
Height: 6 5/8 Inches Length: 6 ½ Depth: 3 1/4 inches Condition: Very Good - No damaged noted other than original casting flaw on back side of DAY. Only minor normal wear and use indicators commensurable with their age.
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