Art Deco Great Auk Penguin Bookends


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Art Deco bookend in the shape of great auk penguins by Louis Albert Carvin. Patinated metal on a white marble base.
Artist/ Maker Louis Albert Carvin
Signature/ Marks Carvin
Style Art Deco
Date 1930
Material Patinated Art metal. Marble base.
Origin France
Size (cm) H. 18.5 cm x L. 13.5 cm. x W. 7.5 cm.
Size (inches) H. 7.3 inch x L. 5.3 inch x W. 3 inch.
Condition Very good.
Literature Animals in bronze by Christopher Payne. Antique collectors club. Les bronzes de XIXe siècle by Pierre Kjellberg, Les éditions des amateurs. The dictionary of sculptors in bronze by James Mackay. Antique collectors club. Dictionnaire illustré des sculpteurs animaliers & fondeurs de l’antiquité à nos jours “ by Jean Charles Hachet. Argus Valentines. Dictionnaire des peintres, sculpteurs, dessinateurs et graveurs by E. Benezit, Gründ.
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