Look at these bookends and know craving. I do. But I cannot have them. The Brooklyn Museum does. They are so perfectly 30's deco. Cats distilled to their most stylized, stylish form.
Caption and rights info: Walter von Nessen (American, born Germany, 1889-1943). Cat Bookend, One of Pair, 1930-1935. Copper-plated alloy, 7 3/8 x 4 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. (18.7 x 11.4 x 6.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, H. Randolph Lever Fund, 1994.156.4. Creative Commons-BY