06-25-2011 06-25-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2552B Boston
June 25, 2011 10:00 AMCalender
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Pair of Rebecca Cauman Arts & Crafts Bookends

$5,036$4,250
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