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Christie, Mr. (James), 1730–1803

A catalogue of a most valuable, curious and highly interesting collection of Etruscan or Greek vases and antique bronzes, formed at infinite expence, and with indefatigable research, during a course of thirty years, by the late Mr. James Clark, Antiquary of Naples, Dec. : well known for his superior intelligence in the various branches of the antique : in this collection, are some vases of Nola, particularly valuable from their size, variety and curious painting : a few Sicilian and other, of the most beautiful and elegant designs : and many pieces truly deserving the attention of the learned antiquary and curious collector : among the bronzes, are two antique figures in the Egyptian style : particularly fine and well preserved : an antique Balance, and other rare articles : which will be sold by Mr. Christie, at his Great Room, Pall Mall, on Wednesday, June the 9th, 1802, at twelve o'clock.

[London] : Mr. Christie, 1802.
[London] : J. Smeeton, Printer, 148, St. Martin's Lane,
Physical Description:
12 pages ; 26 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .N6+ v. 3 no.26 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques, 461
Date of sale: June 9th, 1802.
Place of sale: London.
BAC: British Art Center copy is not annotated. Number 26 of 47 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, 1823.
Subject Terms:
Art -- Private collections -- Great Britain -- Catalogs.
Art auctions -- England -- London -- Catalogs.
Clark, James, approximately -1802?
Decorative arts -- Catalogs.
London Institution -- Ownership.
Northwick, John Rushout, Baron, 1770-1859 -- Bookplate.
Sculpture, European -- Catalogs.
Upcott, William, 1779-1845 -- Autograph.
Vases -- Catalogs.
Auction catalogs.
Smeeton, Joseph, printer.

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