A wonderful example of the leather duck doorstop (or paper weight) by Dimitri Omersa for Abercrombie and Fitch, circa 1950s.
This is a collectible early production example and ready to be used as a floor door stop or consider using it as a tabletop sculpture or paperweight.
Omersa designed leather animals for Omersa Leatherworks of England, Omersa & Company, Liberty’s of London and Abercrombie and Fitch. Omersa made his first leather animal, a pig, in 1927 and from there created a full suite of interesting and charismatic creatures. Each leather animal is of the highest quality, beautifully stained and waxed. This animal sculpture would work great in a Mid-Century Modern, Scandinavian Modern or Danish Modern home or penthouse apartment but could also look fantastic in a Contemporary or Postmodern room.
Condition: Good vintage condition with light wear and moderate patina throughout. Some spots on the leather. Desirable and attractive early production example. Ready to be used immediately.
Creator: Dimitri Omersa for Abercrombie and Fitch
Height: 25 cm
Width: 17 cm Length: 35 cm
Materials and Techniques: Leather
Period: Mid 20th century
Date of Manufacture: 1950s
Condition: Wear consistent with age and use. Good condition as shown in images. Light wear and moderate patina throughout. Some spots on the leather.
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