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1590/17: JOHANNSEN, LONDON: a good 2-day MARINE CHRONOMETER in perfect working order. Housed in its brass-bound mahogany case the double lids open to reveal the chronometer set within gymbals which can be locked into place. The 56-hour fusee movement with its helical hairspring features an engraved silvered dial with subsidiary seconds and "Up-and-Down" dials, whilst to one corner can be found the original brass "tipsy-turvy" winding key. The case: 7.5ins x 7.5ins when closed. *Asmus Johannsen founded his company in 1859 becoming renown chronometer makers for the Admiralty and the Indian Navy amongst others. c.1900

chronometer, clock, marine, ship


1416/17: ANONYMOUS: an interesting and somewhat speculative Continental OIL PAINTING on panel possibly after the 17th century Dutch painter Johannes Lingelbach. This well-composed view depicts various figures and livestock on the grassy banks of a rural harbour, with sailing vessels moored behind, some flying the Dutch flag. A church tower can be seen on the left with hills behind. Good condition. 22 x 18ins including the frame. (56 x 45.5cms) c.1800

Dutch, marine, object, Oil, painting


1411/17: M.M.JACOBI: an attractive and well composed MARINE OIL PAINTING on canvas depicting a busy seascape in the Channel. A Dutch barge can be seen in the foreground with a British Man o' War behind, flying the white ensign. Signed (lower left corner) and inscribed on the back: "Portsmouth Harbour". 29ins wide; 21ins high including the frame. (73.5 x 53cms) c.1885

marine, object, Oil, painting


1242/16: BERNARD GRIBBLE: A good marine OIL PAINTING on BOARD, typical of this accomplished and well-regarded British artist. Entitled (to a label on the reverse): "British Brig chasing Algerian Corsairs" this interesting painting is in good condition and with its original frame. 27ins x 21ins including the frame 68.5 x 53cms) *Bernard Gribble was born in Chelsea in 1872 and lived much of life in Poole, Dorset. He painted some landscapes and portraits but he is best known for his maritime scenes. It was once suggested that he had "...painted almost every historical event that took place on water...". He exhibited regularly at the Royal Academy and the Paris Salon. His work was widely sought-after and Franklin Roosevelt was one of many celebrity owners. He died in 1962. c.1920

marine, object, Oil, painting