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Vintage Jennings Brothers Cast Metal Greyhound Dog Figure ca 1940
Vintage-Jennings-Brothers-Cast-Metal-Greyhound-Dog-Figure-ca-1940
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Used
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Jan 07, 2012
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US $86.46
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Item location:
Kenilworth, New Jersey, United States

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Last updated on  Dec 24, 2011 10:16:19 PST  View all revisions

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Up for auction is a set of two gorgeous Greyhound dog figures. These are a pair of vintage art deco bronze figurines of two greyhounds laying down, beautifully done by the Jennings Bros company. Have a very nice patina that is the original finished; whisker marks all along the snout; rib lines show definition; wearing a color at the neck; very handsome, standing with their heads up straight and proud; no dents or flaws; pretty face and paws; appears to be cast metal and then bronzed as it is hollow and not bronzed on inside; measures 5 ¼" long x 2 ¾" tall at the top of the head; very good condition; signed in the belly with JB and number 5. Jennings Brothers (JB) of Bridgeport was a long-standing Connecticut metal-working firm, in business from about 1892 until 1953. Production at JB required meticulous techniques that were not suitable for machines, depending instead on artists, sculptors, and metal craftsmen. JB’s finishing process included silver plating over cast gray metal, creating the illusion of solid bronze. This whimsical pair of penguin bookends was made by JB in the 1930s. Following Admiral Byrd’s Antarctic expeditions, which started in 1928, home decorations featuring penguins became popular in households across America. Today, these Art Deco classics continue to inspire retro ware by contemporary retailers. Metal shortages caused by World War II eventually resulted in the redirection of JB production from fine-crafted metal ware to hubcaps for military trucks. Postwar imports of ceramic and plastic items drastically reduced the demand for metal home goods. The JB molds were eventually purchased by the Philadelphia Manufacturing Company in the 1960s.

 














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