Charming vintage large bookends depicting a Chinese boy and girl, dressed in traditional costume, on stacked book shapes. The figures have an old gold finish and the books are dark brown almost black with barely visible greenish patina and gilt edged leaves. The children have charming expressions and good details. We have seen similar items described as made in the 1930's by Ronson, the lighter manufacturer. These are heavy and substantial pieces weighing 4 lbs. each. In good used condition with paint loss and imperfections as shown. Shipped fully insured with tracking number.
Measurements: bases are 5.25" by 4"; boy bookend is 8 7/8" tall and girl bookend 6 1/8" tall approximately.
Weight: 8 lbs. (4 lbs. each) unpacked.
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