The advertisement above also included a lexicon of European and American marble nomenclature. The transatlantic trade for such architectural salvage (also discussed in an earlier post) bottomed out with the 29 October 1929 Wall Street Crash.
Image above: Loichemolle-Ballagny-Bayan Firm. Marble Mantels. Paris: Les Ateliers d'Art, 1 July 1928, p. 1. Architectural Trade Catalogs Collection, Southeastern Architectural Archive, Special Collections Division, Tulane University Libraries.