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Christie, Manson & Woods

Catalogue of a choice collection of curiosities, formed by a gentleman during his residence in Japan : consisting of fine specimens of satsuma ware and egg-shell porcelain ; beautiful lacquered cabinets, boxes, trays, and tables : numerous carvings in ivory, lacquered ivory matchpots : fine large rock-crystal balls ; handsome bronze vases, inlaid with silver : gongs : silk and crape dresses ... : and numerous other interesting objects : which will be sold by auction, by Messrs. Christie, Manson & Woods, at their Great Rooms, 8, King Street, St. James's Square, on Wednesday, July 12, 1871, and following day, at one o'clock precisely.

[London] : [Printed by William Clowes & Sons], 1871.
Physical Description:
25, [1] pages ; 23 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .N4 v. 3 no. 32
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques, 32574
Date of sale: July 12-13, 1871.
Place of sale: London.
BAC: British Art Center copy is annotated with sale price for item 6 only. Number 32 of 36 auctions catalogs bound together. The volume bound in contemporary quarter roan; with the armorial bookplates of the Earl of Normanton; with a manuscript index on the volumes' catalogs on the front endpapers.
Subject Terms:
Agar, James Charles Herbert Welbore Ellis, Earl of Normanton, 1818-1896 -- Bookplate.
Art -- Private collections -- Great Britain -- Catalogs.
Art auctions -- England -- London -- Catalogs.
Bronzes -- Catalogs.
Decorative arts -- Catalogs.
Porcelain -- Catalogs.
Auction catalogs.
William Clowes and Sons, printer.

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