JAPAN - FURNITURE TRADE CATALOGUE Furniture trade catalogue for Singleton, Benda & Co. Ltd., Yokohama, [c.1900]
Lot 75*
TRADE CATALOGUE. Singleton, Benda & Co. Ltd., Yokohama, [c.1900]
Sold for £525 (US$ 881) inc. premium
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Singleton, Benda & Co. Ltd., of Yokohama. Furniture trade catalogue containing 150 ALBUMEN PRINTS each depicting one or two items of furniture, mounted between one and 6 per page recto and verso, with printed label (providing stock number and dimensions) beneath each image, some fading, image sizes between 268 x 206mm. and 105 x 72mm., loosely inserted 3-page typed price list naming all the items in English, with prices in yen, original cloth, worn, oblong folio, [Yokohama, c.1900]


  • Rare catalogue of Japanese carved cherry wood furniture, issued by Singleton, Benda & Co., Yokohama, an import and export company of Japanese artifacts founded in 1892. Each piece is illustrated with an original albumen print, and the catalogue was presumably made up for a salesman, with dimensions in feet and inches and prices in yen.
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