[ Printed item; Jeypore School of Art ] Illustrated Catalogue. School of Art, Jeypore, Rajpootana. [ With twenty lithographic plates carrying 321 illustrations. ]

Author: 
[ Jeypore School of Art, Rajpootana, India; Frederick William Alexander De Fabeck (1830-1912), Principal ]
Publication details: 
[ Jeypore School of Art, Rajpootana, Indias. ] 1897.
£450.00
SKU: 19259

A quarto volume, with lithographic title, three pages of letterpress, and twenty numbered lithographic plates. Title and plates in black and white. In grey printed wraps, with the cover duplicating the title, and with terms of sale on the back cover. In fair condition, lightly aged and worn, with central vertical fold, and wraps worn and chipped with sunning and closed tears. The title is enclosed in an ornate decorative border representing Indian carving, and including four elephants with their mahouts. The plates carry a total of 321 illustrations of items, under the headings: Pottery (plates 1-5); Brass (plates 6-14); Brass Enamel (plate 15); Silver (plate 16); Damascene Work (plate 17); Indian Arms (plates 18-19); Lacquer Work (plate 20). The three pages of letterpress comprise an index, giving captions for the the 321 illustrations, together with dimensions and price. The prices of six of the items have been reduced in manuscript. Scarce: three copies on OCLC WorldCat.