Product DescriptionIn colonial times, the pineapple was a symbol of hospitality. Our Brass Pineapple Bookend Set still conveys this message. The pineapple shape is sand cast in solid brass and then polished to a lustrous finish. A final coat of clear lacquer maintains their beauty for years.
4 1/4"W x 1 1/2"D x 6 1/4"H. Solid brass.
Features4 1/4"W x 1 1/2"D x 6 1/4"H
Clear lacquer finish
Product CareClean with a soft cloth to maintain the finish. Do not use abrasive or harsh chemicals when cleaning.
InspirationThe pineapple was a rare and expensive fruit in the colonies, and symbolized the spirit of hospitality. As such, it was a popular and recurring design motif in eighteenth century decorative arts--and still the sign of hospitality today.
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The bookends are very nice. The first set was scratched and had to return. Customer service was very helpful and promptly set out a new set. They were perfect and now reside on the bookcase. Thanks Williamsburg!