Vintage Bookends Inspired by Fraser's End of the Trail sculpture

Artist Unknown

Vintage Bookends Inspired by Fraser's End of the Trail sculpture, Bookends by Artist Unknown
  • Fraser's End of Trail
  • painted bookends
  • Indian
  • Horseback
Marked Down $185.00
Gallery Price $325.00
Title
Vintage Bookends Inspired by Fraser's End of the Trail sculpture
Artist
Artist Unknown
Medium
Painted cast iron
Size
6" height X 4 1/4" width X 2 1/2" depth
Signed
Mp
Date of creation
Circa 1930
Condition
Wear is evident, as these were likely produced circa 1930
Provenance
AP Fenderson
About The Vintage Bookends Inspired by Fraser's End of the Trail sculpture

At roughly 4 pounds each, these character-ridden figures are both visually appealing and highly utilitarian.  

James Earl Fraser completed his End of the Trail sculpture in plaster in 1915 for the San Francisco Exposition.  We can enjoy it thoroughly uon visiting Oklahoma City's  National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum.  Its monoumental scale is something you can't plan on experiencing.

About Artist Unknown

"Unknown artist" is appropriate when a work of art is unsigned and a supported opinion about who made it is not available (on Savvy Collector).. "Attributed to" precedes the name of an artist when information suggests that it likely was made by that artist (on Savvy Collector).

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  • Rich Figurative Blue Gem Turquoise Ring, Jewelry by Artist Unknown
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Cultures

USA

Medium

Bookends

Subject

American Indians, Horses

Keywords

End of Trail style bookends, Fraser's End of Trail, painted bookends, Indian, Horseback, Horses