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Pair of Rebecca Cauman Arts & Crafts Bookends

Auction:
2552B
Lot:
2
Sold for:
$5,036$4,250

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Auction:
20th Century Design - 2552B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
June 25, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Rebecca Cauman Arts & Crafts Bookends
Enameled copper metalwork
Boston, Massachusetts, 1924-27
Arched form with engraved linear outline framing the central round medallion depicting a potted orange tree with green foliage, amber trunk, and orange fruit on a cobalt blue ground, impressed CAUMAN on back, ht. 5 1/2, wd. 5 7/8, dp. 5 1/4 in.

Note: Rebecca Cauman is listed in The Society of Arts and Crafts Boston Exhibition Record 1897-1927. She received Master Craftsman status in 1924.
Estimate $600-800

Scratches to copper surface associated with age and normal use. One has enamel loss in blue area on edge.

Keywords

Rebecca Cauman, Massachusetts, Society of Arts and Crafts Boston Exhibition Record, Cobalt

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