Bookend from the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition

 
Bookend from the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition
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  • Title :     Bookend from the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition
  • Artist:     Berry´s Craftshop Maker
  • Accession:     85.9.54.5
  • Country:     United States Seattle Washington
  • Date:     circa 1908
  • Dimensions:     Inches 5-3/4 6-1/2 4-1/8, Centimeters 14.6 16.5 10.5
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
  • Collection Theme:     World's Fairs and Expositions
  • Subject:     World's Fairs and Expositions , Metal/Metal Design , Animals
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     85.9.54.5-6.JPG
  • Tags:     World's Fairs and Expositions~Decorative Arts and Furniture
Description:
Bookend of hand-wrought copper and fossilized carved walrus ivory; flat rounded rectangular base of copper with shallow copper sleeve to hold upright ivory book brace; ivory is sliced in half lengthwise and polished and sealed; small carved ivory seal sits on base.