This is an outstanding set of bookends made by the Joseph B. Hirsch Co in New York. They were designed by John Ruhl. The Art Deco design has a stack of books with a man in Colonial dress struggling to hold the pile. The figures are gilded metal with the head of the man painted creamy white to resemble ivory. The original base is ebonized of unknown material. Each bookend measures 7 1/8" tall, 5" long, and 3 1/8" wide, weighing 3 lbs. each. Very good condition with a few nicks to the edge of the base and some wear to the head.
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