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Christie & Manson

Illustrated catalogue of the distinguished collection of works of art and vertû, from the Byzantine period to that of Louis Seize, collected by the late Ralph Bernal, Esq. : sold by auction, by Messrs. Christie and Manson : with the purchasers' names and prices.

Additional Title(s):

Catalogue of the celebrated collection of works of art, from the Byzantine period to that of Louis Seize, of that distinguished collector, Ralph Bernal, Esq., deceased : also, of the beautiful decorative furniture and service of plate : which (by order of the executors) will be sold by auction, by Messrs. Christie & Manson, at the mansion, no. 93, Eaton Square, commencing on Monday, March the 5th, 1855 ...

London : Printed for J.H. Burn, XXIX, Bow Street, Covent Garden, MDCCCLV [1855]
London : Printed by W. Clowes and Sons, 14, Charing Cross
Physical Description:
357, 66 pages, [35] leaves of plates : illustrations, portrait ; 24 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .C52 1855
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Foreword by J.R. Planché.
Consists of the original sale catalogue issued with printed price list and portrait of the collector.
Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques, 22290
Date of sale: March 5-29, April 17-30, 1855.
Place of sale: London, England.
BAC: British Art Center copy not is not annotated. The collective title page ("Illustrated catalogue ...") is bound before the price list. Bound in half calf with marbled boards. Bookplates: [1] Earl of Normanton and [2] Rupert Gunnis.
Subject Terms:
Armor -- Catalogs.
Art -- Private collections -- Great Britain -- Catalogs.
Art auctions -- England -- London -- Catalogs.
Bernal, Ralph, 1784-1854 -- Art collections -- Catalogs.
Burn, J. H. -- Publisher.
Clocks -- Catalogs.
Furniture -- Catalogs.
Gunnis, Rupert -- Bookplate.
Jewelry -- Catalogs.
Normanton, Earl of -- Bookplate
Painting, European -- Catalogs.
Silverware -- Catalogs.
Stained glasss -- Catalogs.
Auction catalogs.
William Clowes and Sons, printer.
Planché, J. R. (James Robinson), 1796-1880, writer of foreword.

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