Colored Brass Ronson Bookends Monk in Red Robe Reading Marked L.V.A. (c) 1922
Description: A pair of vintage colored brass hollow bookends. The bookends depict the raised design of a monk in red robe sitting in front of book shelves reading a green colored book. The bookends are hollow and are relatively light in weight. They are very colorful and have green felt on the bottom. They are marked on the bottom near the edge of the back L.V.A. (c) 1922. They also have a label attached to the bottom of one of the two indicating that they are made by Ronson. The casting of the bookends is very well done and shows great details. A great set of bookends worthy of a spot in your collection or on your shelves. Please carefully review the photos as they are part and parcel of our description.
Date: Uncertain but most likely sometime in the early- to mid-20th century.
Origin: Purchased in an estate auction in Southeastern Pennsylvania.
Size: Measures ~4 1/4" high and the base is ~3 1/4" by ~1 3/4". The pair weighs about 2 pounds and 2 ounces.
Marks: They are marked on the bottom near the edge of the back L.V.A. (c) 1922. They also have a label attached to the bottom of one of the two indicating that they are made by Ronson.
Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece: This is a nice pair of bookends with a beautiful, intelligent and very desirable design. A beautiful set of bookends of substantial construction. Combined they weigh over 2 pounds and 2 ounces. Just a beautiful set of bookends, which deserve a spot in your collection or on your shelves.
Condition: The bookends are in very good condition with no losses, breaks, repairs or dings that we could find. They have minor losses to the paint, which can be seen in the photos. They also have minor wear to the finish, some scratches, and some minor stains. The bookends are great looking and would make an excellent addition to your collection. Please see photos for additional condition details.
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