Catalogue of Valuable Old English Silver, Gold Plate, Objects of Vertu, Etc.

Catalogue no: 1327
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 4 Illustrations: 11 Language(s): English Publication date: 10th June, 1937
Editor: Publisher: Sotheby & Co.
Dimensions: 245mm x 150mm Condition: Good
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Sale includes "Objects of Vertu. The Property of a Gentleman. A Fine Collection of Early Watches of the 16th Century, and Other Works of Art." There are 19 lots of horological interest with examples illustrated of interesting early watches of oval, square, octagonal and cruciform shape. Examples included by makers such as Vallin: Moyse, Blois; Peter Hele, Nuremburg; Bergier, Paris. Ilbert notes on each lot in pencil (not always complimentary, eg. "Fake throughout", "Hopeless"). Prices realised and some buyers noted. Last horological lot as follows; Lot 73. A Fine German Astronomical Clock of architectural design. With illustration. An Augsburg Meister clock. Ilbert notes; "Repaired Ecole d'Horlogerie, Geneva 1930. Absolutely complete. Pendulum, 1/4s marked, c.1675. Maker Jacobus Rotte, Augsburg.
Room location: Library Extension Cabinet: F Shelf: 5
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