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A set of wooden danish style bookends. The bookends are in the style of danish designer Hans Bølling. The statue with his head up is the optimist and the one with his head down is the pessimist.

H: 16cm (6.4")
W: 13cm (5.2")
D: 9cm (3.6")

Good vintage condition - only small signs of normal wear.


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Danish Style Bookends Wood Optimist Pessimist Hans Bolling


  • Vintage item from the 1960s
  • Materials: wood, fur, rope
  • Ships worldwide from Germany
  • Feedback: 91 reviews
  • Favorited by: 16 people