Vintage Bookends By Ben Seibel
Bronze stirrup-shaped bookends designed by Ben Seibel for Jenfred Ware, circa 1950. A distinctly mid-century design aesthetic, for use as bookends or as a one-of-a-kind objet d'art.
Ben Seibel was raised in New York's bohemian Greenwich Village in the early 1920s, surrounded by artists and designers of all kinds. After serving a term with the US Airforce, Siebel returned to his artistic roots, attending the prestigious Pratt Institute for one year before opening his own studio. His signature style was heavily influenced by his wartime exposure to traditional Japanese design. Seibel was perhaps most well known for his ceramics and tableware designs, which he produced until his death in 1985.
Vintage Bookends, set of 2$637