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Christie, Manson & Woods
catalogue of the valuable and extensive collection of porcelain and objects of art and vertu, of the Hon. Francis Forbes, deceased, late of Geneva, formerly H.B.M. Minister Plenipotentiary at the Court of Saxony : comprising numerous specimens of fine old Dresden, including a magnificent old centre-piece, services, figures, Berlin, Furstenburg, Frankenthal, Vienna, Oriental, and other porcelain : snuff-boxes, of gold, agate, and enamel : watches, old German clocks, silver figures, glass, carved and gilt decorative furniture, Or-molu work, etc. : which (by order of the executors) will be sold by auction, by Messrs. Christie, Manson & Woods, at their Great Rooms, 8, King Street, St. James's Square, on Wednesday, March 25, 1874, and two following days, at one o'clock precisely.
[London] : [Printed by William Clowes & Sons, Stamford Street and Charing Cross], 1874.
Physical Description:
29, [1] pages ; 25 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .N4 v. 4 no.20
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Place of sale: London.
Date of sale: March 24-27, 1874.
BAC: British Art Center copy is not annotated. Number 20 of 33 auction catalogs bound together. The volume bound in contemporary quarter roan; with the armorial bookplate of Rupert Gunnis; with a manuscript index of catalogs in the volume on the front endpapers.
Subject Terms:
Art -- Private collections -- Great Britain -- Catalogs.
Art auctions -- England -- London -- Catalogs.
Art objects -- Catalogs.
Decorative objects -- Catalogs.
Forbes, Francis, 1791-1873 -- Art collections -- Catalogs.
Gunnis, Rupert -- Bookplate.
Household furnishings -- Catalogs.
Porcelain -- Catalogs.
Snuff boxes and bottles -- Catalogs.
William Clowes and Sons, printer.

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