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A catalogue of Mons. Beauvais's collection of antique marble and brass figures, bustos, models, bass-relievos, vases, urns, and tables, in porphyry, oriental alabaster, &c. by him collected at Rome, Florence, Naples, and other parts of Italy. Which will be sold by auction, on Wedneday, February the 28th 1738-9; and the following days, at Mr. Cock's in the Great Piazza, Covent-Garden. As likewise divers matchless curiosities consign'd from vienna, particularly some large. Dishes, an ewer, &c. of silver gilt, set with most exquisite art and beauty, and in a most superb and magnificent taste, being ornamented all over the rubies, diamonds, emeralds, saphires, cameas, and intaglias, in onyxes, sardonyxes, cornelians, &c. by the most eminent Greek and Roman gravers, being the work and contrivance of the late famous Joannes Gillis of Antwerp, and by him esteem'd at six thousand pounds. Also several valuble jewels in seals, &c. a small cabinet of intaglias, a choice collection of medals in gold and silver some beautiful enamellings, several excellent pictures, and other curious effects. Which may be view'd on Saturday the 24th and every day after (Sunday excepted) till the hour of sale, which will begin each day at eleven o'clock. Catalogues will be deliver'd gratis, at the place of sale.
- Cock, Mr. active 1720-1749.