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BIG "Sword Ready Pirate" Pompeian Bronze Antique Bookends

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SKU 21001334
BIG "Sword Ready Pirate" Pompeian Bronze Antique Bookends (Art Deco) -- Photo 100_8360 -- SKU 21001334BIG "Sword Ready Pirate" Pompeian Bronze Antique Bookends (Art Deco) -- Photo 100_8360 -- SKU 21001334

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"Sword Ready Pirate", made Art Deco Period circa 1925 by the Pompeian Bronze Company, a pair of vintage electroformed bronze-clad figural book ends, with original polychrome paint (red, white, dark blue). Featuring a swashbuckling pirate, sword-in-hand, pistol under sash, skull and crossbones on hat, fierce glaring mustached face -- this character could well have stepped out of the pages of "Treasure Island" by Robert Louis Stevenson, a tale of buccaneers and buried gold, published in 1883 and illustrated by N.C. Wyeth.

SPECS: Each measures about 10.3" tall, base about 5.4" by 2.6", the pair weighs in at 6 lbs 9 oz. Each is marked "P. Beneduce" on the back.



  • sku: 21001334
  • title: BIG "Sword Ready Pirate" Pompeian Bronze Antique Bookends
  • taxonomy: Antiques & Collectibles › Bookends › Bronze Clad
  • references: nautical maritime seafaring, Billy Bones, Jim Hawkins, Long John Silver, Johnny Depp in Pirates of the Caribbean
  • img: (8360-8379, -) 100_8360
  • bx0: 9.06 (9.1) ~ 14|12|9 ~ 56/0.88 ~ x/#34_14x12x8
  • bx1: ob (11.6) ~ 16|12|10 ~ 60/1.11 ~ x/#38_16x12x10
  • shp: EWT 13, BWT 13, dwt* 12, vol 1.11 ~ 16 | 12 | 10

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