Cheksea Porcelain Clocks

Catalogue no: 1268
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Dr Bellamy Gardner
Total pages: 3 Illustrations: 6 Language(s): English Publication date: after 1924
Editor: Publisher: The Connoisseur
Dimensions: 300mm x 230mm Condition: Good, some tears around edges
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The author describes the origin and progress of his interest in these porcelain clocks. He gives relatively little historical information but quotes the opinions of others including Mr Percy Webster and Mr G.H.Baillie. Illustrations include the following: 1. Group of Chelsea white cupids for top of clock 2. Clock (by Rimbault, London) with a group of cupids 3. Clock (by Rimbault, London) with central group with a cupid at each corner 4. Clock of similar design to 2 surmounted with a vase 5. Musical clock by Rimbault surmounted by figures of Time Discovering Truth 6. Side view of 5 showing musical movement
Room location: Library Extension Cabinet: F Shelf: 4
Search terms: Antique Clocks
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