Rare Circa 1900 Baker's Chocolate Co. Single (Left Facing) Bookend
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Rare Circa 1900 Baker's Chocolate Co. Single (Left Facing) Bookend

Code: advs00000bcb

$255.00




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ARTIFACT: Rare circa 1900 Baker’s Chocolate Co. single bookend (left facing) in brass plated cast iron. The Walter Baker Chocolate Company is located in Dorchester, Massachusetts and was founded in 1862, today it remains the oldest producer of chocolate in the United States. The bookend figurine was inspired from the painting known as 'La Belle Chocolatiere' by Swiss artist Jean-Etienne Liotard. The company purchased the rights to use the art as a symbol for their chocolate products. The bookends are in a shape that depicts the chocolate serving maid carrying a tray with a mug and glass. Complete your set, fabulous even as a single!

VINTAGE: Circa 1900

SIZE: Approximately: 6” x 3”

CONSTRUCTION/MATERIALS: Brass plated cast iron, felt

ATTACHMENT: None.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from an advertising collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay MVGX15 LBDEX10/15 SLAGEX7/17 PSAIJX7/17

CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent): The single bookend shows moderate wear, some of the brass plating details remain intact, overall handsome patina.

GUARANTEE: As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.