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Searching American Indian on Horseback

John Ruhl

About The Searching American Indian on Horseback

From the late 1890's, Armor Bronze was known as National Metalizing Company, NYC.  The company adopted the name Armor Bronze as their trade name, and remained in New York City until the mid 1930's.  In 1934, the company moved to Taunton, MA and in 1946, changed their name to Armor Bronze & Silver Company.  By 1950, they had phased out all electroformed bronze-clad bookends.

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From the late 1890's, Armor Bronze was known as National Metalizing Company, NYC.  The company adopted the name Armor Bronze as their trade name, and remained in New York City until the mid 1930's.  In 1934, the company moved to Taunton, MA and in 1946, changed their name to Armor Bronze & Silver Company.  By 1950, they had phased out all electroformed bronze-clad bookends.

About the Artist A sculptor born in  New York in 1873, John Ruhl studied at the Metropolitan Museum of Art School.

He worked for the Armor Bronze company designing sculptural bookends from the early 1900's forward.

Medium Electroformed bronze-clad bookends
Size 7 1/2" height X 3 1/4" width X 6 3/8" depth
Signed Armor Bronze shield logo and "J. Ruhl ©" on one side near bottom
Date of creation Circa 1925
Condition One is excellent. One shows wear to the metal toward bottom. See last photograph
Provenance Ly Fe