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Acanthus Bookend

Handmade in plaster by Timothy Richards, the acanthus ornament appears extensively in the capitals of the Corinthian and Composite orders in both ancient Roman and Greek architecture. Use as a bookend to keep your bookshelves in order or just as a decorative ornament. 

Bookends are sold individually. 

In the Press

Living etc, 13 June 2019


£40.00
Out of stock

More details

Dimensions 17cm
Fabric & material Plaster
SKU 12085935

Delivery & returns information

Service Update (updated 19 March 2020)

We want to make sure your order reaches you as safely as possible. Therefore, due to the outbreak of COVID-19, all orders will be dispatched once the RA has reopened. We will be in touch once the RA has reopened and once your order has been dispatched. 

During this period our Returns Policy will be extended. For any order queries, please Contact Us

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International delivery is based on weight and delivery country, and will be calculated at Checkout

Our small team are working as quickly and safely as possible to prepare and send online orders.

Our last order date is 12 December 2021 for your gifts to arrive in time for Christmas. For more information on delivery times and terms, please click here.

Enjoy free shipping on orders above £50. £5.95 P&P for orders below £50. International delivery will be calculated at Checkout. We have temporarily stopped shipping to EEA countries. 

Updated 19 May 2020

We are delivering! Enjoy free shipping on orders above £50. £5.95 P&P for orders below £50. International delivery will be calculated at Checkout. The Royal Academy is temporarily closed, Collection is not available at this time.

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Product story

Timothy Richards makes architectural models in plaster. He has built a collection of over 200 models, now in his tenth workshop he remains the only person living to have developed such work. The origins of this quality of plasterwork date back to the Fouquet’s who worked in Paris between 1780 and 1830. Tim has built a network of collectors in America and England over a quarter of a century.

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