Catalogue of the celebrated Fountaine collection of Majolica, Henri II Ware, Palissy Ware, Nevers Ware, Limoges Enamels, Carvings in Ivory, Hone Stone and Rock Crystal, Greek and Roman coins, Ancient Armour, … removed from Narford Hall, Norfolk. Which will be sold by auction by Messrs. Christie, Manson & Woods … on Monday, June 16, 1884, and the following days …

[London], 1884

Large 8vo, pp. 22, priced in contemporary mss., a very good copy stitched in original printed wrappers, wrappers a bit marked and spine rubbed.

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Catalogue of the celebrated Fountaine collection of Majolica, Henri II Ware, Palissy Ware, Nevers Ware, Limoges Enamels, Carvings in Ivory, Hone Stone and Rock Crystal, Greek and Roman coins, Ancient Armour, … removed from Narford Hall, Norfolk. Which will be sold by auction by Messrs. Christie, Manson & Woods … on Monday, June 16, 1884, and the following days …

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First day only of the Majolica sale of the Fountaine collection. Andrew Fountain (1676-1753) was ‘the predecessor of Horace Walpole as an arbiter of taste and virtu’ (ODNB). His engravings and drawings were sold in July 1884, pictures in 1894 and porcelain in 1904.

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