Some Artistic Treasures of Mr John Girdwood of Edinburgh

Catalogue no: 1245
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): W.W.Watts F.S.A.
Total pages: 7 Illustrations: 3 (horological) Language(s): English Publication date: Aug., 1924
Editor: C. Reginald Grundy Publisher: The Connoisseur
Dimensions: 280mm x 220mm Condition: Good
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In the "Silver & Plate" section of the magazine. An article concerning different silver artefacts, "which had been brought together by its owner for the sole purpose of enjoyment of artistic beauty." Article includes a description with photographs of 3 watches as follows: 1. 17th century watch by Onesiphorus Helden. Given by Lord Stamfordham to the Red Cross Sale in 1918, the watch case is engraved with a portrait of King Charles the First. Front and back shown but not dial or movement. 2. Watch with lacquer case by Frs. Deroches et Fils, Geneva, c.1760. Outer case back and side view of inner case and dial 3. Clockwatch and alarm by Edward East in silver case pierced and chased with a design of leaves and flowers. Dial side and case back shown An additional copy is included
Room location: Library Extension Cabinet: F Shelf: 4
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