'ORPHANS' antique bookends HUBLEY 1920's dog puppy cast iron
- Item #: 2225
- Manufacturer: Hubley Manufacturing Company
This set is very rare, old, original and heavy. The detailing is exquisite. They feature a pair of puppies huddled together, both have bows around their necks. They are fully figural. Each bookend stands 4 1/4" tall, 4 1/4" wide, 2 1/2" deep and weighs 4 lbs. 8 oz. (9 lbs. for the pair). These could easily be used as doorstops. Each bookends has 'ORPHANS' incised in the iron on the front bottom. The backs are both marked with the Hubley mold number 272. This set is made of solid cast iron with a brass plating. They are in very good condition with some wear to the brass plating. Hubley Manufacturing Company was located in Lancaster, PA. The bookends they created were all high quality and today are treasured among collectors.