MARY E. GMEHLE
Front: “TO/MARY E./GMEHLE,/by a/FRIEND” within a rectangle with concave corners.
Rear: High relief carving of a rose with leaves on a stippled ground. Carved from the inside of a rectangle with concave corners.
Spine: “HOLY/BIBLE” in relief with 4 raised ribs.
Foredge: Slightly coved; matte.
Very skillful carving.
- Dateca. 1900
- MediumMarble, white
- Dimensions (inches)4 3/16 x 3 1/8 x 1 13/16