1. A County Antrim Horologer: John Birnie, of Templepatrick. 2. Pique. Also, horological advertisements

Catalogue no: 1240
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Francis Joseph Bigger, M.R.I.A.., H.C.Dent
Total pages: 4 Illustrations: 7 Language(s): English Publication date: Oct., 1921
Editor: C. Reginald Grundy Publisher: The Connoisseur
Dimensions: 280mm x 220mm Condition: Good
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An article in the Miscellaneous section of the magazine A description of the life, times and work of this Ulster clockmaker. Illustrations include the following: 1. 3 full length photographs of longcase clocks 2. A close-up of brass longcase dial 3. Close-up of spandrel 4. Close-up of a pair of hands 5. A portable ring dial Also included is an article on Pique by H.C.Dent, a technique used in some watch cases although none are illustrated 2 advertisements with horological content as follows: 1. Wm. Burford & Son, 241 High Street, Exeter. 3 ebonised bracket clocks described and illustrated, by the following makers: John Marshall, London, c.1690; Benjamin Gray, London; Michael Knight, London, c.1685 2. Shapland, 207 High Holborn, London. 1 clock described and illustrated. Unique Walnut Inlaid Clock, 22 inches high, by John Hilderson, London, about 1690.
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