Discover the genius of the ‘Father of British Horology” in this exploration of Thomas Tompion, his students and his peers’ achievements in timekeeping. Sotheby’s Specialist Jonathan Hills presents a carefully curated selection of the finest English Watches, including five Tompion pieces, a piece made especially for JPMorgan and one considered the iPhone of its day. The Celebration of the English Watch, Part III: The Genius of Thomas Tompion auction takes place at Sotheby’s in London on 15 December.
Celebration of the English Watch, Part III: The Genius of Thomas Tompion
London | December 2016