Pullman Gallery

‘Deux Methodes’ motoring bookends, 1930s

Price Code: SOLD

Reference: 6974

A humorous pair of motoring-themed bookends, each end with original gilded patina depicts a hill climb, one with a stylized snail and one with a racing car – illustrating two opposite ends of the speed spectrum. Mounted on black ebonized hardwood bases, the plinth to each marked DEUX METHODES. Designed by J. Thollet, these bookends are French and date to circa 1930.

Length of each: 5 inches (13 cm)

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