Art: Gump's

Everyone in San Francisco knows what Gump's is. Gump's is a discreet, three-floored store on Post Street, with a notable array of Oriental art, the best collection of jade in the U. S. On its second floor last week Gump's put on a show drawn from its own rich stock, "Thirty-three Centuries of Chinese Art," which it claimed no single museum or collection in the world could entirely parallel.

In 1860 Solomon Gump left his grocery store in Tallahassee, Fla., went to California. When he saw the rococo mansions which new millionaires were building on San Francisco's Nob Hill, he opened a...

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