ALEXANDER ZANKOFF- Pair of Panthers Bookends – c. 1930
Pair of very stylised hunting panthers’ bookends designed by sculptor Alexander Zankoff (1900-1982). Alexander Zankoff is born in Sofia in 1900, did training at the Arts Academy in Florence and Rome become apprentice with the great French sculptor Emile-Antoine Bourdelle. His work is preserved in the National Gallery of Sofia and Moscow.
Pair of chestnut dark brown patinated bronze stylised on top very fine “Brocatelle de Sienne” marble base
Each statue is signed Al Zankoff in the marble
Bronze on veined marble base
21.5 cm long x 12 cm large x 14 cm high – 8.46 -inch x 4.72-inch x 5.51 inch
4,53 kg – 10,00 lb
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