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Art Deco Bronze Cat Bookends by Louis Riche, France, 1920



Very beautiful pair of Art Deco bronze bookends with stretching cats on a black marble base. The pair is signed by Louis Riche (1877-1949), a famous French animalier who specialized in cat sculptures. Signed and marked Medaille d'Or. Ca. 1920. "Les bronzes de XIXe siècle” by Pierre Kjellberg, Les éditions des amateurs. “Animals in bronze” by Christopher Payne. Antique collectors club.?“The dictionary of sculptors in bronze” by James Mackay.Antique collectors club.? “Dictionnaire illustré des sculpteurs animaliers & fondeurs de l’antiquité à nos jours “ by Jean Charles Hachet. Argus Valentines.


  • Creator
    Louis Riché (Sculptor)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 5.91 in. (15 cm)Width: 6.7 in. (17 cm)Depth: 3.15 in. (8 cm)
  • Style
    Art Deco (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Antwerp, BE
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU931024090982

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    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Antwerp, Belgium
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