Pages from The Connoisseur Magazine

Catalogue no: 1265
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Various
Total pages: 22 Illustrations: 29 Language(s): English Publication date: 1920-40
Editor: Publisher: The Connoisseur
Dimensions: 280mm x 220mm Condition: Good, but staples rusty
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A selection of pages with horological content, extracted from different issues of The Connoisseur magazine, the majority stapled together but some loose. Among the horological artefacts described and/or illustrated are the following: 1. Long-case clock by W. Gardner, Sandwich 2. Clock in ceramic case bearing the Arms of Poland 3. Fake 17th century water clock (Pearson Page?) 4. Unusual musical clock, mounted on pillar, by Allen Walker, London 5. Marquetry longcase clock (Italian?), described as "Regulator", 17th century 6. Longcase clock presented to King Haakon of Norway by the citizens of London on his coronation in 1906. Clock made by Samuel Whitchurch, King's Wood 7. Longcase clock by Joshua Alsop 8. An 18th century watch stand 9. 30 hour longcase clock by B. Downs, Mansfield 10. 3 longcase clocks, 2 marquetry, 1 green lacquer 11. Butterfield sundial 12. 18th century Dutch longcase clock presented to the French President by the Queen of the Netherlands 13. Print of Francis Bacon with watch on table 14. Tompion table clock, tortoiseshell case, buhl style, then owned by Arthur Vernay. 15. Gold repeating watch by George Graham 16. Watch and chatelaine, given by Nelso to Jonathan Miles 17. 7 French clocks of the Louis XV, XVI and Empire period
Room location: Library Extension Cabinet: F Shelf: 4
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