Oct 19, 2010 - Sale 2226

Sale 2226 - Lot 57

Price Realized: $ 1,680
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
Beautiful album containing 56 views, including geishas, landscapes, studies of gardens and temples, street scenes, occupationals and grand views. Hand-colored mounted albumen prints, each approximately 7 1/2x10 inches (19.1x25.4 cm), and the reverse, with the original tissue guards, most with the caption in English and inventory number in the negative. Oblong folio, elaborate red and blue-green lacquer covers with gilt highlights depicting birds and other vignetted scenes on verso as well as an initial; gilt-lettered leather backstrip; all edges gilt; in the original cloth-covered clamshell box. Circa 1900