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Hutchins, Mr. (Hassil), active 1779–1789

A catalogue of a sundry elegant solid gold snuff-boxes, of rich workmanship : a fine single-stone brilliant, and other diamond rings : gold repeating, and other watches, one by Graham : Dresden, Brussels, and fine point ruffles : gold-headed canes, swords, fine cameos and intaglios : and a number of other curious and valuable articles of an eminent physician, lately deceased : which will be sold by auction, by Mr. Hutchins, at his rooms in King-Street and Hart-Street, Covent-Garden, on Thursday, the 22nd of May 1783, punctually at twelve o'clock.

[London] : [Hassil Hutchins], [1783]
Physical Description:
4 pages ; 26 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .N6+ v. 1 no. 27 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
The "eminent physician, lately deceased" is William Hunter (1718-1783).
130 lots.
Date of sale: May 22, 1783.
Place of sale: London.
William Hunter and the anatomy of the modern museum, item 15, pages 194-195
BAC: British Art Center copy is not annotated. Signed in graphite: "[illegible] Charlotta Street, Rathbone Place ... Church at [illegible] the sign of the Rose, Ratcliff Highway." Number 27 of 61 auction catalogs bound together. The volume bound in contemporary half calf; with the armorial bookplate of Baron Northwick; signed in manuscript: William Upcott, London Institution.
Subject Terms:
Art -- Private collections -- Great Britain -- Catalogs.
Art auctions -- England -- London -- Catalogs.
Cameos -- Catalogs.
Clocks and watches -- Catalogs.
Decorative arts -- Great Britain -- Catalogs.
Hunter, William, 1718-1783 -- Art collections.
Intaglios -- Catalogs.
Jewelry -- Catalogs.
Lace and lace making -- Catalogs.
London Institution -- Ownership.
Northwick, John Rushout, Baron, 1770-1859 -- Bookplate.
Snuff boxes and bottles -- Catalogs.
Swords -- Catalogs.
Upcott, William, 1779-1845 -- Autograph.
Auction catalogs.
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William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum (Yale Center for British Art, 2019-02-14 - 2019-05-20) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

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