Artist:Walter von NessenChase Brass & Copper Co., Inc.
Medium: Copper-plated alloy
Dimensions: 7 3/8 x 4 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. (18.7 x 11.4 x 6.4 cm)
Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Accession Number: 1994.156.4
Catalogue Description: One of pair with 1994.156.5. Copper-plated copper alloy bookend in the form of an abstract startled cat standing on a rectangular base. The body/legs are made from a single piece of pipe about 3/4" in diameter bent into an inverted U-shape. A spherical head with large round eyes and two conical ears is affixed on the right side. The tail, joined to the body on the left side, is bent at a right angle away from the body, then points straight up. Underside of base covered with green felt.