A Royal Table Clock by David Ramsey
|Catalogue no: 1253
||Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
|Author(s): Major C.T.P.Bailey
|Total pages: 2
||Publication date: April, 1931
|Editor: C. Reginald Grundy
||Publisher: The Connoisseur
|Dimensions: 280mm x 220mm
||Related library records:
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.
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