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Christie, Mr. (James), 1730–1803

A catalogue of the very valuable collection of chiefly Italian pictures, some pieces of antique sculpture in marble, some pieces of antique sculpture in marble, a few antique and many fine cinquo-cento bronzes : particularly a pair of grand candlelabra, and a stand for a mass-book, of rich and elegant designs, a large and fine copy of Giov di Bologna, in bronze, from the Ricardi Palace, bustos in bronze, carvings in marble, wood, and ivory, &c. and a naval chorometer by Earnshaw, of Sir Mark Masterman Sykes, Bart., Deceased, brought from his late seat at Seldmere, Yorkshire ... : which, by order of the executors, will be sold by auction, by Mr. Christie ... on Friday, May the 14th, 1824, and following Day.

[London] : [Mr. Christie], [1824]
Physical Description:
15, [1] pages ; 28 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Z997 .S95 1811+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Sir Mark Masterman Sykes possessed one of the finest private libraries in Britain.
Date of sale: May 14-15, 1824.
Place of sale: London.
BAC: British Art Center copy is annotated in ink with sale prices for all lots. Bound in gilt-stamped red morocco. Gilt edges. Bound with: Catalogue of the splendid, curious, and extensive library of the late Sir Mark Masterman Sykes, Bart. London : Printed by W. Nicol, 1824.
Subject Terms:
Art -- Catalogs.
Art -- Private collections -- Great Britain -- Catalogs.
Art auctions -- England -- London -- Catalogs.
Art objects -- Catalogs.
Chronometers -- Catalogs.
Decorative arts -- Catalogs.
Painting, European -- Catalogs.
Sculpture, European -- Catalogs.
Sykes, Mark Masterman, Sir, 1771-1823 -- Art collections -- Catalogs.
Auction catalogs -- 1824 05 14.
Auction catalogues -- 1824 05 14.
Sykes, Mark Masterman, Sir, 1771-1823.

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