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    Posted 1 year ago

    Newfld
    (600 items)

    These clear glass 6 1-4"H x 4 1-4"W sculpted bear bookends give an icy appearance, their cone protuberant eyes allow them to look in different directions, a very unusual feature. From 1983, they were designed by Don Shepherd (a former architect) for Blenko Glass

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    Comments

    1. jscott0363 jscott0363, 1 year ago
      VERY CUTE!! Never seen bookends like these before. So unique!!
    2. Ms.CrystalShip Ms.CrystalShip, 1 year ago
      My first thought..Snow Bears!
      How remarkable that the designer made these little guys eyes to look in different directions!
      Glass perfection, I’d say!
    3. LaurenRedmond LaurenRedmond, 1 year ago
      These look to be a pair of baby polar bears sitting and waiting for Mommy's return with some fish maybe? I like their icy look and the way they seem to be sitting huddled together- at first I thought they were those really woolly dog breeds, not sure of their breed but they can look a little like some kind of bear/dogs?
      They're cool bookends though!
    4. Brunswick Brunswick, 1 year ago
      "Beary" Nice!!

      Thomas.
    5. junkbuddy junkbuddy, 1 year ago
      Love the Bears as well as the Wildlife book ...'-)
    6. AnythingObscure AnythingObscure, 1 year ago
      Awesomely cute bookends, also awesomely displayed and photographed!!!
      :-) :-) :-) <applause> :-) :-) :-)
    7. Newfld Newfld, 1 year ago
      Thank you very much all for the thoughtful love
      Ken
      fort
      Vet
      Adele
      bobby725
      Scott
      Eileen
      Lauren
      Thomas
      BB2
      keramikos
      junkbuddy
      AnythingObscure

      Thank you Ken and Scott for the kind compliments & seeing the cuteness in these rather sad eyed bears, very grateful as always for your wonderful support

      Yes Eileen, snow bears is perfect, they are huddled together from the chilly weather! Think the icy appearance esp in the back view is made to look antarctic perhaps Shepherd was thinking of polar bears. Great compliments my friend thanks so much

      Lauren I am always delighted at your vision, I can also see those really woolly dog breeds here like the chow chow, you have such a marvelous eye! And you also see polar bears, great image of them huddled together waiting for their mom, you have the best ideas & comments my friend many thanks!

      Thank you Thomas for your beary great compliment, you always give me a smile and for that I'm so grateful, glad you liked

      Thanks junkbuddy for the super comment, I had to show them holding up a book so had that Wildlife tome from Reader's Digest, really glad you liked the pic - it's also where you can see how the designer made the eyes and nose jut out to give the face a bit more liveliness

      Wonderful compliments AnythingObscure I am really glad you got what I was going for here! Indoor photography doesn't do clear animals justice, you can see all the glass subtleties in an outdoor photo, I don't do them too often but I did like the way their eyes came out able to look in other directions, that was pretty cool to me
    8. Mrstyndall Mrstyndall, 1 year ago
      Awe, these cuties have such a sweet presence to them!
    9. Newfld Newfld, 1 year ago
      Super thanks for loving my ice bears
      Lisa
      Mani
      aura
      MrsT

      Thanks MrsT for the lovely comment, their faces are rather forlorn looking I know! What really appealed to me are the cuddly arms, they do not look like ferocious bears at all right
    10. Newfld Newfld, 1 year ago
      Many thanks LovelyPat for the kind love, glad you liked these bears
    11. Newfld Newfld, 1 year ago
      Thank you all for the kind love
      jbingham
      TimeT
      sklo42
      Kevin
      ho2
    12. Newfld Newfld, 1 year ago
      Many thanks Neil for the kind love and support, really appreciate it and glad you liked these bears

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