A beautiful vintage collector set of deep bronze classical bookends of Dante Alighieri and Beatrice Portinari. Likely by Jennings Brothers – However Un-Marked. Original felt. C. 1900 - 1930
This is a beautiful heirloom art piece set and is highly collectible. Sets such as this are getting harder to come by. This is one beautiful set that you will be well pleased with.
Of course, this is "Dante and Beatrice." Perhaps the greatest love story ever known. This heirloom set is based on Dante's autobiographical work La Vita Nuova which describes his love for Beatrice Portinari.
This is a great presentation of this renowned love story. Wonderfully preserved in a deep aged dark bronze patina.
This wonderful heirloom art set will make a stunning visual display regardless of where you choose to locate them. They would look wonderful on any desk, table, book shelf or display cabinet. They would make a great addition to any Classical, Italian, Romantic, bronze sculpture or bookend collection.
In wonderful condition with only minor use and wear indicators. They could use a good cleaning but we have not bothered them since acquisition. Height: 5 ½ inches Width: 4 inches Length: 6 inches Condition: Very Good to Fine - No Observed Damage - Only minor use and wear indicators commensurable with their age.
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