A pair of Royal Worcester bookends by Eric Aumonier, 'Horseman', dated 1932
Lot 146
A very rare pair of Royal Worcester 'Horseman' bookends, dated 1932,
Sold for £200 (US$ 336) inc. premium
Auction Details
Art & Antiques Oxford
8 Aug 2012 10:00 BST

Auction 19839
Lot Details
A very rare pair of Royal Worcester 'Horseman' bookends, dated 1932,
modelled by Eric Aumonier, curiously modelled and coloured in Art Deco style, with painted detail in blue, green and ochre, 21cm high, printed and painted puce marks, shape no. 2875. (2)

Footnotes

  • Introduced in 1931 at a cost of 17s.6d. each, like all of Aumonier's models these proved unpopular at the time and very few were produced, see The Sandon Guide to Royal Worcester Figures, p. 86 and col. pl. 94
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