Lion Bookend—Tail Pointing Up

5Average rating: 5 stars (2 reviews)

Edward Kemeys's (American, 1843–1907) stately lion statues that flank the museum entrance have inspired this replica bookend. Perfect on an office desk or for bookshelves at home.  Named for his pose, our lion "stands in an attitude of defiance", with his tail pointing up.  Cast in polyresin stone and mounted on a wooden base.

12" x 10".

135.00 USD $135 Sale $107.99 Web orders only   ($97.19 Members)

Item #41519  (in stock)

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  1. from Shawnee, KS:
    • 5
    • Nov 9, 2016

    As our wedding gift, we gave a set of these lion bookends to my husband's nephew in Canada, sending them, as is proper, to his financee, welcoming her to her new "pride".
    These beautifully made, stately lions are a wonderful addition to anyone's personal library.

  2. from Winfield, IL:
    • 5
    • Jan 1, 2014

    well made, beautiful! Good size! Have both - great gift idea for a Chicago area resident or anyone who loves Chicago and the arts!


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