1920’s French Art Deco Woodpecker Desk Set – by Franjou


Paris Picks! Found at the local Oberkampf Flea Market in Paris!

Work in style.   Rare & original Art Deco desk set of a pair of woodpecker bookends and inkwell with pen holder from the late 1920’s by French sculptor Franjou. The woodpeckers are made of spelter with glass eyes set upon a black marble base. There are no breaks or cracks in the bird sculptures or the marble, except for a couple minor corner chips on marble base of each bookend and two minor chips on right side and on the middle edge of the Inkwell. Otherwise both in great original condition. Signed on the bottom branches, “FRANJOU”.

DIMENSIONS:  inkwell: 8.75ʺW × 4.75ʺD × 6.5ʺH. The bookends measure 6.5″h x 3″ w x 4.75″d each