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Antique Lion Bookends Black & Gold Chalk Sculpture Big Cat Statues Book Holders Office Desk Bookshelf Library Rustic Décor Over the years people have adorn there doorways with these iconic lions as a symbol of protection and prestige. Measures 7.5"H x 7.5"W x 3.5"D In good condition with wear, chips, scratches, made of plaster or chalk. The bookends are not in perfect condition, they do have some nicks that expose the white chalk or plaster. If you are looking for a rustic, shabby chic, vintage piece for a room these are perfect and overall in good condition and will be beautiful setting on a shelf holding books or on their own displaying these relaxing cats. Other Vintage Home Décor and Lighting visit our Main Site at www.Etsy.com/shop/ModRetroLiving History The French speakers called bookends "books support". Bookends didn’t come into use until medieval days, not until bookshelf come into use in the 15th & 16th century, as libraries became crowded and more and more books were in print. By late sixteenth century it was customary to see shelving with books stacked horizontally. Over time this became dangerous and hard to manage. Some folks started turning them vertically but is was still well after the Renaissance period before bookends started appearing. Propping of books were not the main objective anymore, they started becoming a part of the style or décor of the room. Some would stay it was a luxury to have bookends and still today some bookends do provide a sense of prestige. However there are so many styles, materials and the same with books, you can create any look, just by adding a certain kind, color, size of book to coordinate with your favorite bookends. Prices today run from $29 for new ones and up to $1000’s for vintage and antique ones. Adding Antique and Vintage Book and Bookends provides your home with warm, charm and you are helping to preserve knowledge for future generations. You never know when you might be providing an opportunity for another to take an interest now or even after you’re gone.
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Jonesboro, AR
Seller Since 11/18/2020
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