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The Thomas J. Watson Library, the central library of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, acquires, provides access to, and preserves research materials concerning the history of art and related disciplines. The primary mission of the library is to support the research activities of the Museum staff; in addition, it serves an international community of researchers. Watson Library's collection of books and periodicals relating to the history of art is one of the most comprehensive in the world.



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The Jewelers' Circular
The Jewelers' Circular
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The Jewelers’ Circular and Horological Review (1873–1912) was the leading American trade publication for jewelry, silver, watch and clock businesses. Publication frequency varied but was typically weekly.  Formed through the merger of Jewelers’ Circular (dates unknown) and American Horological Journal (1869–1873), The Jewelers’ Circular and Horological Review absorbed Jewelers’ Weekly (established in 1887) in 1900 and Jewelers’ Review (established 1887) in 1902.  The publication...
Sale held at Astor residence
Topics: Astor, Vincent, 1891-1959, Vincent Astor
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xix [i.e. ix], 358 p. ; 23 cm
Topics: Art auctions -- Indexes, Art auctions -- History -- 19th century
Viestnik iziashchnykh iskustv
Viestnik iziashchnykh iskustv
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Viestnik iziashchnykh iskustv was published by the Imperatorskaia Akademiia khudozhestv (Imperial Academy of Arts) in Saint Petersburg, Russia, from 1883-1890.
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by American Art Association; Kirby, Thomas E. (Thomas Ellis), 1846-1924
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Valuable paintings; antique Japanese and Chinese kakemonos and panels; antique Japanese and Chinese books and European etchings and engravings; Japanese sword guards (tsuba); knife handles; sword mounts; metal work; Japanese and European ivory carvings, ivory and wood netsukes; Chinese jade, glass, antique Japanese tobacco pouches, pipes and pipe cases; antique Chinese porcelains; Japanese lacquers and inros; bowls; bronzes; articulated iron work, antique cloisonné enamels and champlevé;...
Topics: Bishop, Heber R. (Heber Reginald), 1840-1902, Heber R. Bishop
Lugt: 77764
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Greek and Roman statues, sarcophagi, columns, Greek and Apulian pottery, Romanesque and Gothic sculptures, Romanesque, Gothic & Renaissance architectural elements, Renaissance furniture, sculptured wood groups, bronzes, textiles, silver
Topics: Brummer, Joseph, Estate of Joseph Brummer
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To be sold by order of Mr. Charles Austin Hobbs, Executor, Mr. Frank Gaylord Cook, Attorney --T.p ; Lancour, 4614 ; Lugt, 86471 ; Place of sale: New York ; Date of sale: Mar. 4-7, 1924 ; Watson Library copy: annotated with prices
Topic: William Whiting Nolen
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Place of sale: New York; Date of sale: Apr. 21-May 5, 1910
Topic: Auction catalogs
Sale code: 1059
Topics: Brummer, Joseph, Estate of Joseph Brummer
All existing pages scanned, pages may be missing throughout
All existing pages scanned, pages may be missing throughout
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by Münzen und Medaillen A.G
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Sale code: 34
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Topics: Prof. G. K, Prof. B
Place of sale: New York; Date of sale: April 28-May 1, 1920
Topic: Auction Catalogs
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by American Art Galleries; Mendelssohn Hall (New York, N.Y.)
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Includes list of artists represented and their work
Topic: Hoe, Robert, 1839-1909
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by American Art Galleries
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Place of sale: New York; Date of sale: May 6-10, 1918
Topics: Auction catalogs, Frederic May
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by Anderson Galleries, Inc
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Sale code: 1454
Topics: Hellman, George S. (George Sidney), 1878-1958, George S. Hellman
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by Hollstein & Puppel
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Sale code: XL
Topics: Brose, C, C. Brose
86 p., 20 leaves of plates :
Warren, Lloyd -- Art collections;Lloyd Warren
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Sale code: 132
Topics: Buff, Dr, Dr. Buff, M. J. H. Göbbels
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Topic: Anton Graf Wolkenstein
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by American Art Association
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Priced
Topics: Ames, Oliver, 1864-, Estate of Governor Oliver Ames
Lugt: 32894
Topics: Koller, Wilhelm, d. 1871, Wilhelm Koller
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Costly curtains, oriental rugs and carpets, Chickering upright piano, and other objects of utility and embellishment
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Potteries of the Han, Tang and Sung periods, fine porcelains of the Kang Hsi, Yung Ching and Chien Lung periods beautiful carved jades of the 18th century Chinese paintings and varied objects of art a large collection of snuff bottles bronzes of all periods including several important specimens of the Han and Chou periods, with additions from other sources --T.p ; Lancour, 4581 ; Place of sale: New York ; Date of sale: Jan. 25-26, 1924 ; Watson Library copy: annotated with prices
Topic: Mr. Alfred Sauer
Sale code: 1069
Topics: Brummer, Joseph, Estate of Joseph Brummer
United States & Canadian coins, Early American & Canadian historical medals presented to North American Indian chiefs, foreign coins & medals, to be sold by order of the cataloguer Wayte Raymond --T.p ; Place of sale: New York ; Date of sale: Nov. 16-18, 1925
Topic: W. W. C. Wilson
A Bennington lion, Bennington toby Franklin toby, Burslem toby, an old iron candlebox, historic lustre jug with portrait of Lafayette and the surrender of Cornwallis, old English bough pots, an oval wedding box, hat boxes, door porters, screens, samplers, candlesticks. --T.p ; Lancour, 3230 ; Place of sale: New York ; Date of sale: Mar. 31-Apr. 1, 1915
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by American Art Association, Anderson Galleries (Firm)
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Lancour: 6360 ; Sale code: 4268 ; Oriental rugs, needlepoint carpets, tapestries, English porcelains & pottery objects of Oriental art ; Place of sale: New York ; Dates of sale: Oct. 16-17, 1936
Topics: Lanpher, Helen Davies, d. 1936, Field, Franklin, Mrs, Voss, Emanuel, Eaton, William Colgate,...
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Théo Schmied; Gustave Miklos; Jean Dunand et Bernard Dunand
Topic: François Louis Schmied
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by American Art Association
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Modern and ultra-modern art
Topics: Quinn, John, 1870-1924, John Quinn