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], 
- Physical Description:
- 15,  pages ; 28 cm
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- 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.
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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 , 
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