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Asian Art at Auction

December 1, 2016

Lot #427
DepartmentPhotographs
Sold For$27,000.00(hammer price)
 $32,400.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedJanuary 26, 2017

Description

LEATHER-BOUND ALBUM Early 20th Century
Containing approximately ninety photographs of China, Korea, and Japan. Sizes vary.
Descended in the family of Henry F. Merritt and Mrs. Everett Groff-Smith.

Condition

Binding as is. Damage to three photographs.
Beginning of book, four photographs taken by H. Uyeho, of Shanghai.
Small
About thirty one mounted photographs In and Around Peking" taken by Thos. Child., 8.5" x 11".
About twenty seven hand-colored large format Japanese images, photographer not listed, 8.75" x 11.75".

Other photographs include turn of the century interior and exterior group shots, lawn tennis,

Many formats and sizes, mostly 8.50 x 10.5, some slightly larger, some 6" x 8", and around that size."

The description of the item above may not be the final version used in the catalog. The descriptions are as yet unedited and may contain mistakes. The description, estimates and photos could all be wrong. In rare cases they may not end up in this sale. Once the items have received their lot number the descriptions will have been changed if needed.

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