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Prestage, John, -1767
A catalogue of the genuine and entire collection of Greek and Roman medals and medalions in gold, silver, and brass, of the learned Dr. Kennedy, deceas'd : which (by order of the executors) will be sold by auction, by Mr. Prestage, at his great room the end of Savile-Row, next Conduit-Street, Hanover-Square, on Thursday and Friday, the 8th and 9th of May, 1760.
[London] : Mr. Prestage, [1760]
Physical Description:
18 pages ; 25 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .N6+ v. 6 no. 3 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
"N.B. Amongst this collection there is the Twelve Cesars in gold, in fine preservation, and a collection of 256 medals of the Emperor Carausius, nine of them are fine silver and extreme rare, and also eighty-nine medals of the Emperor Alectus in brass, all of different reverses and types, and many of them extreme rare."
Signatures: [A]⁴ B⁴ C1.
Lugt, 1100
English short title catalogue, T30306
Date of sale: May 8-9, 1760.
Place of sale: London.
BAC: British Art Center copy is not annotated. Number 3 of 53 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, 1819.
Subject Terms:
Art -- Private collections -- Great Brit
Art auctions -- England -- London -- Catalogs.
Dr. Kennedy
Kennedy, John, -1760
Kennedy, John, -1760 -- Numismatic collections -- Catalogs.
London Institution -- Ownership.
Medals, Greek -- Catalogs -- Early works to 1800.
Medals, Greek.
Medals, Roman -- Catalogs -- Early works to 1800.
Medals, Roman.
Northwick, John Rushout, Baron, 1770-1859 -- Bookplate.
Numismatics -- Private collections -- England -- Catalogs -- Early works to 1800.
Numismatics -- Private collections.
Upcott, William, 1779-1845 -- Autograph.
Early works.
Auction catalogs.
Kennedy, John, -1760.

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