Catalogue of Objects of Vertu

Catalogue no: 1349
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 20 Illustrations: 9 Language(s): English Publication date: 3rd Feb. 1944
Editor: Publisher: Sotheby & Co.
Dimensions: 240mm x 150mm Condition: Good, cover a little stained
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Sale includes "An Extensive Collection of Watches and Clocks, formed by the late J.Meth Esq., of Dresden". A large number of pocket watches included in the sale; French, English, German, Swiss, Austrian, Swedish, Dutch and Russian. Several watches by Breguet Also several lots of Table Clocks, Travelling Clocks, Night Clocks, Sundials etc. Illustrations include the following; Lot 79. A German Hexagonal; Table Clock, Augsburg, mid 17th century Lot 80. An Early German Drum Shaped Table Clock, probably Augsburg, c.1610 (This lot purchased by Webster, subsequently purchased by Frederic Gershom Parkington, now in the Gershom Parkington Collection, Bury St Edmunds) Lot 81. A German Silver Coaching Clock, No. 616, by Johan Ignat-Blasser, Augusta. Lot 82. Watch in Decorative Case by Benjamin Barber, London. C.1790, for Turkish market. Lot 83. Small Watch by Edward Prior, London, for Turkish market. Lot 84. Eight day silver watch by Johannes de Choudens (Rouen), early 18th century. Lot 85. Silver watch by Jacob Collomby, London Lot 86. Watch with Elaborate dial by J.Amdtram (Amtram) London. Wandering hour dial with classical scene. Lot 87. Watch by John Bushman, London. Later dial and case. Extensive notes by Ilbert throughout catalogue, including prices realised and purchasers.
Room location: Library Extension Cabinet: F Shelf: 5
Search terms: Horological Collections
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