Ary Bitter

Art Deco bronze elephant bookends

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Europe € 85

Worldwide € 120

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H. 17 cm x L. 19 cm. x W. 17,5 cm. 
/ H. 29 cm x L. 17 cm. x W. 15,5 cm. 

H. 6.7 inch x L. 7.4 inch x W. 6.8 inch.
 / H. 11.4 inch x L. 6.7 inch x W. 6.1 inch

Condition:
Very good.
Literature:
This pair is illustrated in “Le bronze et l’animal” by Edith 
Mannoni
General information: “Dictionnaire des peintres, sculpteurs, dessinateurs et graveurs” by E. Benezit. Gründ.
“Art deco and other figures” by Brian Catley, Antique collectors club. “Dictionnaire illustré des sculpteurs animaliers & fondeurs de l’antiquité à nos jours “ by Jean Charles Hachet. Argus Valentines. “Bronzes, sculptors and founders” by H. Berman, Abage. 
“The dictionary of sculptors in bronze” by James Mackay. Antique collectors club.“Animals in bronze” by Christopher Payne. Antique collectors club.

Impressive pair of bronze elephant bookends by the famous French artist Ary Bitter. The bronze sculptures have a beautiful patina and stand on wooden bases. Ca. 1920. Cast by Susse Freres, Paris. 
 

Size:            
H. 17 cm  x L. 19 cm. x W. 17,5 cm.
H. 6.7 inch x L. 7.4  inch x W. 6.8 inch.
Size of the elephant with the trump up:            
H. 29 cm  x L. 17 cm. x W. 15,5 cm.
H. 11.4 inch x L. 6.7  inch x W. 6.1 inch