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Roland Paris, Wisdom and Poetry Pair Cold-Painted Bronze Figural Bookends

Lot: 2163

Circa 1930.
Roland Paris (1894-1945). Modeled, cast and carved as jester with an owl perched on his knees, and a gentleman wearing a hat with a bird perched on his knees, both on black marble plinths.
Signed Roland Paris to bookend backs, lower right.
Approximate dimensions: 7 high x 2 3/4 inches wide..
Illustrated: Shayo, Alberto: Roland Paris, The Art Deco Jester King, p. 178.
Condition: Minor paint loss, mainly to the jesters hat. Narrow crack to the faces.

Auction Date: December 6, 2019

Sold for: $1,920

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