Major C.T.P.Bailey

A Royal Table Clock by David Ramsey

Catalogue no: 1253
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Major C.T.P.Bailey
Total pages: 2 Illustrations: 2 Language(s): English Publication date: April, 1931
Editor: C. Reginald Grundy Publisher: The Connoisseur
Dimensions: 280mm x 220mm Condition: Good
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In the "Relics" section of the magazine. A brief account of the life and work of David Ramsey followed by a description of the clock that had only recently been acquired by the V & A A full description given of the curious engraving on the underside of the clock showing the Pope's nose being held to a grindstone with speculation on the reasons for this image. Pencil note by Ilbert, "Bernal Sale Lot 3971" 2 photographs as follows: 1. Engraving on underside of clock. King James 1st, with other high personages, holding the Pope's nose to the Grindstone.
Room location: Library Extension Cabinet: F Shelf: 4
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