Half-share stock book (Nos. 6.95-2.18)

Scope and Content

Half-share stock book of John Sparks Ltd, dealer in Chinese art (London). Book used by the company to record of half-share goods acquired, held and sold. Covers stock numbers 6.95-2.18, acquired August 1928-May 1936. Stock entries arranged by month of acquisition. Book records: stock number, previous stock number [if any], description of good, Sparks’ valuation code, stocktaking marks, stocktaking valuation [?] and date of sale/disposal. Ruled paper. Handwritten. 1 volume. Bound. No cover. No spine.

Access Information

Closed under data protection legislation until 1st January 2020


Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Conservation work undertaken on the volume in 2016. Leather cover removed due to red rot degradation.

Archivist's Note