Abingdon Pottery was located in Abingdon, Illinois and began making art type pottery in the mid-1930's, which included these beautiful, majestic black horse head bookends. Abingdon Pottery started out as Abingdon Sanitary Manufacturing Company in 1908 and was known for making plumbing fixtures. During the depression, they started making art type pottery. By 1950 the company began once again concentrating on making plumbing fixtures.
Each one has an Abingdon label that states: Abingdon, Made In U.S.A.
These bookends are quite substantial and will do a great job of keeping your beloved books upright and in place.
They stand approximately 6 1/2 inches tall. The base is approximately 4 3/4 inches by 3 1/2 inches.
These are in excellent vintage condition, no chips, cracks or crazing. Each one has a felt covered bottom, the felt on one of the horse has partially come loose. The foil/paper labels are in ok condition, one of them is more faded/worn than the other one.