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Florence Wyle Owl Bookends

Regular price $1,043.00 USD
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A lovely pair of cast iron bookends from artist Florence Wyle.  Made in 1927, these still retain traces of their original paint.

Condition: Good used. See photos for details.

Dimensions:
Height - 6.75"
Width (at base) - 2.75"
Weight - 3.49 kg


About the artist:  Florence Wyle (Canadian, 1881–1968) was a leading, talented and prolific sculptor. She was also a poet. 

Born in Illinois in 1881, Wyle moved to Canada in 1914 where she remained until her death in 1968.

Wyle was a founding member of the Sculptors Society of Canada. She received the Coronation Medal in 1953 for her contribution to Canadian art.