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- High Estimate: $500.00
- Realized: $744.00
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Japanese lacquer photograph album with painted gilt and inlaid mother of pearl and ivory foliate and bird decoration. Interior contains fifty (50) hand-colored albumen photographs, mounted on card-stock paper, with tissue-guards depicting various landscape, city, architecture and genre scenes of late 19th century Japan, all captioned in the margin. Photographs measure – 5 3/4" x 9". Overall page measures – 7" x 10 1/2". Album overall measures – 10 3/4" x 7 1/2". Late 19th century. This lot contains animal or plant material that may be restricted under federal, state, and/or local law. Bidders should check all applicable government wildlife restrictions prior to placing a bid. Please refer to our Terms and Conditions, clause 10, for additional information. Provenance: Consignor's grandmother was born in China and moved to US in early 1900s CONDITION: Album cover detached from pages. One very small ivory loss to album cover. Some album boards remain hinged, others do not. Interior photographs overall very good condition with some minor scattered spotting to margins.