Vintage pair of heavy copper bookends that are two Beatrice busts from Dante’s inferno. They have long hair and each wears a medieval type of head covering and a head piece around the forehead. They have dressed with a square neck and a bit of design on them in various places as well as a necklace.
Measure 6 3/4" high and about 5 1/2" wide each. They are 2 1/3" deep.
Weigh more than 3 lbs each, so they are a heavy set of bookends. Perfect for a library, office or living room area.
In nice antique or vintage condition with some patina typical of copper items and wear to the bottoms these Dante ladies - see photos.
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