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1924 Ronson #7072 "Cherub And Butterfly" Bookends

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    Posted 2 years ago

    jscott0363
    (520 items)

    Hello everyone!!
    In continuation of my vintage bookend collection. Here is a set of 1924 bookends by Ronson and cataloged as #7072. They're titled "Cherub and Butterfly". They're really quite detailed and beautifully painted. I really like the little frog climbing onto the base of each. Though these have some paint loss, they're still a nice set. They each measure 6 1/4" tall.

    These are made of gray metal, or spelter if you will. These were produced in monochrome (gold colored) and polychrome painted. The polychrome painted version, as you see here, are valued at nearly twice as much as the monochrome version. They're also more rare to find than the monochrome versions. Hope you enjoy seeing these as much as I do.

    Many thanks to you all for taking time to stop by for a look!!

    Scott

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    Comments

    1. Mrstyndall Mrstyndall, 2 years ago
      These are very detailed and quite lovely!
    2. jscott0363 jscott0363, 2 years ago
      Thank you Mrstyndall!!!
    3. jscott0363 jscott0363, 2 years ago
      Thank you Ken!! Though some of the gold gilding has worn off over their nearly 100 years of life, they still retain most of their polychrome paint.
    4. jscott0363 jscott0363, 2 years ago
      Mrstyndall
      Thomas
      Ken
      Adele
      and
      purvis
      Thank you all very much for the loves, comments and for stopping by!!
    5. Newfld Newfld, 2 years ago
      Very sweet cherub image with the butterfly and frog, nice pair Scott
    6. jscott0363 jscott0363, 2 years ago
      Thank you very much Jenni!! Glad you like them.
    7. jscott0363 jscott0363, 2 years ago
      Mani
      Jenni
      fortapache
      and
      aura
      Thank you all very much for the loves and for taking time to stop in!!!
    8. Roycroftbooksfromme1, 2 years ago
      i cant keep up with you Scott..lol ..very nice buddy
    9. jscott0363 jscott0363, 2 years ago
      Thanks Gary!! I only have a couple more sets of bookends in my collection to post and then back to the rabbits once again:)
    10. jscott0363 jscott0363, 2 years ago
      buckethead
      Gary
      and
      BB2
      Thanks guys for the loves and for taking the time to stop by!!!
    11. jscott0363 jscott0363, 2 years ago
      Thanks Michael for the love and for taking time to stop in!
    12. jscott0363 jscott0363, 2 years ago
      Thanks Rob for the love and for stopping by!!!
    13. jscott0363 jscott0363, 2 years ago
      Thanks Rose for the love and for stopping in!!

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