Project for a mermaid bookend

Syrenka Podpórka

The symbol of Warsaw for a bookend

Syrenka - Mermaid by Jan Goliński at the Warsaw Water Filters plant, Poland
Syrenka – Mermaid by Jan Goliński at the Warsaw Water Filters plant, Poland (Click to enlarge) – © Tolonensis Creation

Hereafer is presented a bookend project which drawns inspiration in the Art Deco stylized character carved by sculptor and architect Jan Goliński in 1933 at the Warsaw Water Filters plant.
The mermaid is the emblematic symbol of the city of Warsaw, Poland.
Jan Goliński sculpture is based on a design carried out by Henryk Grundwald, an artist and silversmith who designed many creations during the 30’s.

The Syrenka (Mermaid) metal bookend project.
Steel Laser cut.
Powder coating paint.
Height 19 cm (7.5″).

The mermaid - Syrenka symbol of the city of Warszawa
The mermaid – Syrenka symbol of the city of Warszawa – © Tolonensis Creation