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Ben Seibel Orb Bookends, Brass, Jenfred-Ware

$ 1,800
  • Description
    Ben Seibel Orb bookends, brass. Pair of rounded sculptural brass over white metal bookends with cutout handles - the form resembling Turkish kettlebells. The warm patina to the brass plated finish which shows minor scuffs and scratches and a spec of loss to one (see photo 3), otherwise in good original condition with oatmeal colored felt covering the hollow undersides. Retailed by Jenfred-ware of New York.

    Seibel, after studying painting, sculpture and architecture, set up his own studio in Post- War Manhattan where he worked with a small staff until his death in 1985. He said that the study of sculpture had been one of the most important forces in his approach to design".
  • More Information
    Documentation: Documented elsewhere (similar item)
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: Brass, Metal, Plated.
    Condition: Good. Wear consistent with age and use. One bookend has a scuff to the brass finish and a slight rattle from a loose fragment.
    Creation Date: 1954
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Mid Century
    Incollect Reference #: 618546
  • Dimensions
    W. 5.38 in; H. 6.38 in; D. 4 in;
    W. 13.67 cm; H. 16.21 cm; D. 10.16 cm;
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