Art Department Spaulding & Co. [Cover title].

Chicago: Spaulding, [n.d., ca. 1900?].

Price: $375.00

About the item

With two illustrations from photographs. [12] pp. 125 items. 1 vols. 8vo. Green wrappers. Very good. Not in OCLC.

Item #314233

“To make a collection of Japanese Ivory carvings that is comprehensive in its scope and of superior quality, requires not only a good jufge of this fascinating art, but also a great deal of time and much patient study.”
Signed F. R. K. in type at the end of the Introduction.

Rare catalogue of an extensive collection of Japanese ivory carvings, antique and modern, including numerous carvings attributed to master carvers, and including the tip of a Zanzibari elephant tusk, “the natural point … the section from which most of these carvings are made.”.