Catalogue of Portrait Miniatures and Objects of Vertu

Catalogue no: 1347
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 27 Illustrations: 5 Language(s): English Publication date: 7th July, 1955
Editor: Publisher: Sotheby & Co.
Dimensions: 245mm x 150mm Condition: Good
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Sale with 34 lots of horological interest. Some lots include clocks,ordinary pocket watches, pocket sundials, quadrants and horological tools. Clock and watchmakers represented include the follwing; Rob. Henderson, Scarborough; Haye a Paris; Metcalf, Londini (sundial); Worthington & Allen, London (ring dial); C.F.Hancock; Hunt & Roskell; John B. Cross, London; Sam. Panieur a Lyon; Weill & Co.; Harry Potter, London; Morris Tobias, London no.7038; Breguet et Fils; Wm. Crayton, London, no.4819; Gregson, Paris; In addition there are more lots of greater interest, as follow; Lot 113. Silver Alarm Watch by Tho. Tompion, no.76 Lot 131. Pair cased watch inscribed Tho. Tompion, no.2717 Lot 132. Pair cased watch by Thomas Tompion, no.2131 Lot 133. An Edward East pair case watch Lot 134. Pair case watch by Tho. Tompion, no.900 Lot 135. Gold pair case watch by Thomas Tompion, no.2755 Lot 136. An Early Tompion Alarm Watch, pre-number movement Lot 137. Mid 17th Century Alarm Watch by Edwardus East (illustrated) Lot 138. A Fine Gold Pair-Case Tompion Repeater watch, no.307 Lot 139. A Fine Edward East Calendar Watch, dated 1630. (Illustrated) Lot 140. A Fromanteel Sun and Moon Pair Case Watch (Illustrated) Lot 141. A Fine Four Train Chaise Clock Watch, by Sebastian Treffler, Prag Annotation by Ilbert giving prices realised and purchasers
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