Shakespeare and Muses Bookends by Pompeian Bronze CoShakespeare and Muses Bookends by Pompeian Bronze CoShakespeare and Muses Bookends by Pompeian Bronze CoShakespeare and Muses Bookends by Pompeian Bronze CoShakespeare and Muses Bookends by Pompeian Bronze CoShakespeare and Muses Bookends by Pompeian Bronze CoShakespeare and Muses Bookends by Pompeian Bronze Co

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Very nice condition without damage or breaks in the bronze clad, this Pompeian bronze-clad set depicts a bust of Shakespeare with what appear to be literary muses beside the bust.

Pompeian Bronze Company Description

Little is known about the Pompeian Bronze Company. They have over 30 copyrights for bookends and other art metal goods, the first of which dated 1921, the last 1930. During this period, their offices were at 603 Dean Street, Brooklyn, New York. No traditional cast bronze pieces are known by Pompeian Bronze, rather, they produced bronze-clad, or heavy gray metal pieces. Often the bronze-clad pieces are imprinted with the company name. Sometimes, the gray metal pieces merely have "PB, Inc.," but fortunately the gray metal pieces are often dated and named on the back. All copyrights are registered to Peter Maneredi, who may have been one of their designers.

For more information see:

Kuritzky, Louis, and Charles De Costa. Collector's Encyclopedia of Bookends: Identification & Values. Paducah, KY: Collector, 2006.

Name: Shakespeare and Muses

Maker: Pompeian Bronze

Date: ca 1928

Material: Bronze Clad

Markings: Pompeian Bronze Co ©

Height: 5.125"

Rarity: 5

Rarity ratings are as per Collectors Encyclopedia of Bookends, Kuritzky L and De Costa C, Collector Books, (Publishers) 2006

1-2 VERY COMMON: Consistently available online or in antique malls at all times

3 COMMON Available with regularity, typically seen several times each week online; found with ease in malls or shows

4 UNCOMMON:In online sales, may be seen as often as several times per month. Sporadically found at shows or shops

5 RARE: In online sales, seen only a few times per year. Seen at shows and antiques shops rarely

5* SINGULAR: The pair has only been seen once by the authors

Item ID: OCK104

Shakespeare and Muses Bookends by Pompeian Bronze Co

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