Lot 16 of 319:
With 153 original photographs of rattan furniture for sale  

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Current absentee: $600 (1 bid)

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$1,200 - $1,800

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$600

Title:
Kwong Tail Loy, Rattan Furnitures (cover title, which is also in Chinese characters)

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Place:
[Hong Kong]

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Date:
c.1925

Description:

38 leaves. With approx. 153 original silver photographs of rattan furniture mounted two per side, front and back; ink numbers designate the items, and the dimensions of each is also given. Photographs measure approx. 10x14 cm (4x5½"); album is 18.5x33.5 cm (7½x13¼"), rebound in leather-backed cloth with original gilt-lettered cover cloth laid on.

Catalogue with over 200 examples of rattan furniture, a staple of the Far East and Subcontinent. The Comacrib Directory of China for 1925 lists the Kwong Tail Loy company on Queen's Road, Hong Kong, purveyors of "Rattan Furniture, etc., - Japanese Goods." No copies of their rattan furniture catalogues are listed in OCLC.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Original cloth a bit rubbed and faded; some toning and aging within, occasional glue smudges from the mounting of the pictures; overall very good.


 
Item number:
318543
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