The John Read Collection of Fine Antique Japanese Timekeepers

11 May 2010, starting at 14:00 BST.

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This sale is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future sales, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this sale, please contact customer services.


lots

Ito Shinsui (1898-1972) Showa Period, circa 1962

A mid 19th century consular cased verge watch, in a shitan wood travel/display case The movement and case numbered 593 3

A 19th century agate sundial

An early 18th century wooden incense timekeeper

A mid 18th century brass and marquetry inlaid yagura dokei with double foliot and alarm. With Imperial connections.

A late 18th century brass miniature Dai Tokei

A mid 19th century gilt metal verge watch with Japanese dial with adjustable hours The earlier Swiss movement circa 1810

A mid 19th century and earlier silver cased verge watch The mid 18th century movement signed Sl. Stroud, (?) London, 3202 2

A mid 19th century silver pair cased verge watch with Japanese dial The earlier movement signed Newton, London 2

A rare mid 19th century brass pedometer with three dials

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12% from £1,000,001 of the Hammer Price

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