Man Seated Holding a Book (Possibly Lake or Canfield Families)

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Man Seated Holding a Book (Possibly Lake or Canfield Families)
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Man Seated Holding a Book (Possibly Lake or Canfield Families)
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Three-quarter portrait of man seated, holding a book upright on his lap. Man wears striped pants, dark coat, jacket, necktie, white shirt and a chair around his neck with a gold tinted circle on it. The book's cover is out of focus. Matte is brass notched cornered double elliptical shape. Preserver is stamped brass opposite lining is red scroll stamped. Case is maroon gutta percha with leather edging with front and back design the same: central urn with flowers and grapes surrounded by leaf and scroll designs. Two clasps. Inside of the case edges stamped in gold border. This is posisbly of the Lake or Canfield famiilies.