Gothic Arches

Architectural Gothic Arch Bookends by Bradley & Hubbard (LEO Design)

If you ask me, The Gothic remains the highpoint of all architectural design—followed closely by the Gothic Revival.  I love the soaring look, the interplay of heavy and light, and (especially) the handcraft which adorns all Gothic structures. Add to that the fact that some Gothic structures are approaching their one thousandth birthday!  These bookends—two arched windows, each one trimmed with a bit of trailing ivy—were made in the 1920's and provide a light touch of Gothic genius. They are heavy and handsome—and would look great on your bookshelf, desk or mantelpiece.  Please click on the photo above to learn more about them.

More Father's Day gift ideas tomorrow. 


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