Old English Clocks of the Emperor of Russia
|Catalogue no: 1237
||Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
|Author(s): E. Alfred Jones
|Total pages: 5
||Publication date: May, 1916
||Publisher: The Connoisseur
|Dimensions: 280mm x 225mm
||Condition: Good, cover frayed and torn
|Related titles: See New Cat. No. 1232
||Related library records:
A history and description of some of the Tsars' English clocks.
Examples described and illustrated include the following:
1. A large musical bracket clock by Henry Thornton, London, originally owned by Peter the Great.
2. An elaborate gilt table clock and musical box by P. Torekler, London
3. Two watches enclosed within architectural frames and mounted on Corinthian pillars of Derbyshire stone.
4. An elaborate oval picture frame clock set with paste scrolls and foliage by P. Torekler, London.
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