New York: American Art Association, 1914. Softcover. Grey card wraps with original black line drawing and lettering; green tape spine with white hand-written lettering. (Binding not original but with an Asian theme. Signed by F. Gentile.) Unpaginated  with 3 tissue-guarded color plates and numerous duotone illustrations. Good. Mostly clean internally but with a few notations as to hammer price and name of purchaser next to specific listings; chipping to cover edges, scuffing to green spine tape, binding loosening a bit, and a dove-tail wrinkle to most pages at head of spine. Art school ex-lib. stamp on title page. While pages for catalogue entries #638 and #815-818 appear to be missing, these "pages" are not present in other copies examined. Item #151791
Text in English. Catalogue from the auction of February 24 - 28, 1914. Includes chronologies of both the Ming and Tsing Dynasties, follwed by the catalogue of 1027 items. S.S. Carvalho was a director and chairman in William Randolph Hearst's newspaper dynasty and also worked for Charles Dana and Joseph Pulitzer. Included is blue/white porcelain, celadon, decorated porcelains, and more.
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