A superb and stylish desk set for a bird lover: a pair of beautiful Art Deco Stylised Woodpecker Bookends together with a superb Crested Finch beside an Inkwell - the birds are all cast in spelter with a bronze verdigris finish and mounted on taupe and grey veined marble. The marble plinths are three quarters of an inch thick, with the birds and inkwell firmly attached with a heavy screw all the way through. The birds, all by the same sculptor or artist, have been designed in a sleek Art Deco style and look stunning in the bronze-green verdigris finish that complements the colour of the marble beautifully. The square Inkwell very unusually still has the original glass liner inside - and although it is a little chipped it is still usable. The wide oval base for the Crested Finch and Inkwell has a recess along the front to lay a pen; the bookends are on rectangular bases, each with a high rising side to support books, cd's, etc. The entire set is in good, vintage condition having obviously been used and loved but very well looked after. This is a very heavy set due to the amount of marble and will be very well packed for shipping.
Bookends: height of 7" or 18cm. the length from the support end to the tail of the bird end is 5" or 13cm, and the width is 3.5" or 9cm as the mount of the bird extends slightly over the side of the support.
Inkwell Stand: height is 7 inches or 18cm. Width of the oval base is 9" or 23cm with a depth of 5.5" or 14cm.
The weight for the pair plus the inkwell stand and without any packaging is c.4.4 kilograms.
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