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W K Cowan CO Chicago solid mahogany bookends c1900

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W K Cowan CO Chicago solid mahogany bookends c1900
Pair of W K Cowan CO Chicago solid mahogany bookends c1900. This is a very well made and strong pair of bookends, capable of holding heavy books without the worry of them tipping over. Each bookend measures 7.5 inches wide at their base, 3.5 inches thick at base and 5.5 inches high.The W K Cowan company was in business from 1894 until 1916. William Kennett Cowan (b 10/24/1869); Graduated Chicago Manual Training School 1889; Trained in architecture with Henry Ives Cobb (Chicago Varnish Co. Building, the Columbian Exposition, Newberry Library, Liberty Tower in Manhattan, and the King Edward Hotel in Toronto, and other notable places); Cowan designed and supervised all of the plumbing plumbing and "related fixtures" for the Columbian Exposition in 1893 Chicago Shipping extra. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut add 6.35% state sales tax. Buyers outside the USA are responsible for any taxes,tariffs or customs that might apply. *** If you wish to see examples of similar items we have sold and/or appraised please go to our affiliate site and click the Archives / Homepage logo ***

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