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pair of original art deco style ornamental cast iron figural egyptian sphinx bookends - fabricator unknown

UR #: UR-5680-10
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very unique early 20th century art deco style ornamental cast iron figural bookends featuring detailed egyptian sphinxes with jade green enameled highlights. a sphinx is a mythological figure which is depicted as a recumbent lion with a human head. it...   read more

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$295.00

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very unique early 20th century art deco style ornamental cast iron figural bookends featuring detailed egyptian sphinxes with jade green enameled highlights. a sphinx is a mythological figure which is depicted as a recumbent lion with a human head. it has its origins in sculpted figures of old kingdom egypt, to which the ancient greeks applied their own name for the male monster, the "strangler", an archaic figure of greek mythology. the unsigned cast iron bookends measure five inches in height. date to the 1920's. fabricator not known. excellent condition.

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