Excerpt from The Collections of John Howard Taylor, Removed From His Former Residence at Brightwaters, Bayshore, L. I, Vol. 1: The Art Collection; Paintings, Bronzes, Marbles, Chinese and Japanese Paintings, Ivories, Miniatures, Embroideries, Silver, Oriental Rugs, Curios, Watches, Clocks, Lamps, and Artistic Furniture; With a Few Additions From Other Private CollectionsCabinets, (loch, Electroliera, Andirona, 8 Cues of Wines, a Piano, and Furniture, including an elaborately carved Suit of 15 Pieces.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.