Horological Collections

Les Automates Jaquet-Droz Du Musee d'Histoire De Neuchatel

Catalogue no: 1452
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): C. A. Michel
Total pages: 7 Illustrations: 1 Language(s): French Publication date: 1928
Editor: Publisher: Musee d'Histoire De Neuchatel
Dimensions: 175mm x 115mm Condition: Good
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The author, the "Conservateur - Adjoint", describes and illustrates the three Jaquet-Droz automata known as "L'Ecrivain, La Musicienne and Le Dessinateur".

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Catalogue of Miniatures, Objects of Art and Vertu. With associated letter (see Notes for details)

Catalogue no: 1375
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 16 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): English Publication date: Mar. 18th, 1946
Editor: Publisher: Christie, Manson & Woods, Ltd.
Dimensions: 250mm x 160mm Condition: Good
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Sale with 20 lots of horological interest, all watches, together with a letter to Ilbert from Henry R.Stevens Details of lots as follows; Lot 30. Miniature watch, gold case set with rose diamonds. Lot 31. Repeating Watch by Breguet et Fils, No. 2454 Lot 32. Watch by Francois Gautier, Paris, case by Jean Quin, Paris, c.1755 Lot 33. Watch by Lepine, Paris Lot 34. Watch by Chevalier, Paris Lot 35. Watch by Jodin, Paris Lot 36. Watch in gold case with enamel of cupid Lot 37. Repeating Watch by Lepine Lot 38. Watch by J.Bte. Michod, Paris Lot 39. Repeating watch by Etienne le Noir
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Catalogue of The Interesting Collection of Watches formed by D.J.Hamilton-Lister, Esq.

Catalogue no: 1361
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 16 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): English Publication date: Mar. 3rd. 1936
Editor: Publisher: Messrs. Christie, Manson & Woods Ltd
Dimensions: 250mm x 160mm Condition: Good
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There are two identical catalogues selotaped together, the first having Ilbert's record of the prices realised plus purchasers. The second having his notes on the lots. Sale comprised 145 lots. Lots 1-122, Watches. Lots 127-133, Table Clocks. Lots 134-138, Bracket Clocks. Lots 139-141, Chronometers. The few additional lots, mostly scientific instruments. Among the English watches, makers include the following:
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Catalogue of a Collection of Watches. The Property of Messrs. Asprey & Co. Ltd

Catalogue no: 1357
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 14 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): English Publication date: July 18th, 1928
Editor: Publisher: Messrs. Christie, Manson & Woods Ltd
Dimensions: 250mm x 160mm Condition: Generally good, title page stained
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Sale includes 95 lots of watches from the Asprey Collection. Included are 8 lots with watches by Breguet or Breguet et Fils, including No. 4028 (Lot 69), No. 846 (Lot 76). Other continental watchmakers whose work is in the sale, as follows; Jaques Panier a Paris; J.O.Dupois, Amsterdam; Lepine a Paris (4); Baudet a Paris; Louys Baroneau a Paris; Caron a Paris; Desart & co., Geneve; Le Roy; Gregson a Paris; Almaric Freres; L. Duchene et Fils; Charles Bertrand a Paris; Chatelain a Paris; Mabille a Paris; Chevalier a Paris; Mabille a Paris;
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Catalogue of the Burdett-Coutts Collection of Porcelain and Objects of Art

Catalogue no: 1356
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 63 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): English Publication date: May 9th, 1922
Editor: Publisher: Messrs. Christie, Manson & Woods Ltd
Dimensions: 250mm x 160mm Condition: Fragile, a few tears
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Catalogue contains a handful of lots with horological interest. Lot 135. Louis XVI ormolu clock, vase shaped, revolving dials Lot 136. Empire Clock with porcelain plaques and biscuit figures Lot 137. Louis XVI clock by Guiot a Paris, with moon dial, white marble case and ormolu figure of Cupid riding a bronze horse Lot 139. A Boulle Regulator Clock by Lepaute Lots 307-317 include 23 watches. The following makers are represented;
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Catalogue of Old French Snuffboxes (The Sneyd Heirlooms) and Old French and English Watches, formerly part of The Schloss Collection

Catalogue no: 1355
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 16 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): English Publication date: Apr. 16th, 1920
Editor: Publisher: Messrs. Christie, Manson & Woods Ltd
Dimensions: 250mm x 160mm Condition: Fragile, some tears
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Lots 55 - 150 all watches from the Schloss Collection. 8 watches are illustrated or mentioned on "Old Clocks and Watches and their Makers" by F.J.Britten Englishe watchmakers represented as follows;
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Catalogue of the Horological Collection formed by Henry Levy, Esq., deceased, late of 11 Hyde Park Place

Catalogue no: 1353
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 13 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): English Publication date: Nov. 27th, 1917
Editor: Publisher: Messrs. Christie, Manson & Woods Ltd
Dimensions: 250mm x 160mm Condition: Fragile, cover dirty
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Catalogue contains details of 110 lots of horological interest, including watches, German Renaissance clocks, Japanese clocks and astralabes. Makers of watches include the following;
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Catalogue of Watches of the 17th and 18th Centuries. The Property of Mrs Albert Schloss

Catalogue no: 1352
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 19 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): English Publication date: Dec. 8th, 1913
Editor: Publisher: Messrs. Christie, Manson & Woods Ltd
Dimensions: 245mm x 160mm Condition: Good, some staining to cover
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Catalogue includes 71 watches from the Schloss collection in 62 lots, English and continental examples. Among the English watchmakers represented are the following; C.Moon; Benjamin Sidey; John Champion; John Abdy; Duhamel; Stoakes; Sweteman; de Bauffre; T. Grignion; G.Graham; C.Cabrier; Tarts; J.Windmills; Massey; Elrhon; William Yate; Nathaniel Burrow; Bouguet; John Wilter; Mitzell; Windmills; Bouquet; Continental makers as follows;
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Catalogue of Objects of Vertu

Catalogue no: 1349
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 20 Illustrations: 9 Language(s): English Publication date: 3rd Feb. 1944
Editor: Publisher: Sotheby & Co.
Dimensions: 240mm x 150mm Condition: Good, cover a little stained
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Sale includes "An Extensive Collection of Watches and Clocks, formed by the late J.Meth Esq., of Dresden". A large number of pocket watches included in the sale; French, English, German, Swiss, Austrian, Swedish, Dutch and Russian. Several watches by Breguet Also several lots of Table Clocks, Travelling Clocks, Night Clocks, Sundials etc. Illustrations include the following; Lot 79. A German Hexagonal; Table Clock, Augsburg, mid 17th century
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Early Nautical Instruments

Catalogue no: 1262
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Cecil King
Total pages: 6 Illustrations: 12 Language(s): English Publication date: Aug., 1938
Editor: Publisher: The Connoisseur
Dimensions: 300mm x 230mm Condition: Good
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An article on some of the scientific collection of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich. As the author explains, "We are here concerned more particularly with the navigational instruments; these combine, in many cases, a scientific purpose with a just claim to be regarded as gems of the goldsmith's or metalworker's art." The text details the history and development of different marine instruments including the astrolabe, compass, sundial, sandglass, globes and (briefly) Harrison's chronometers and R.T.Goulds' restorations. Photographs included as follows:
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