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Scotland: Applied Arts & Design Incorporating Scottish Design & Wemyss Ware Scottish Silver & Accessories Monday, 19th August, 2013 33 Broughton Place Edinburgh EH1 3RR


Scotland: Applied Arts & Design Scottish Design & Wemyss Ware Monday, 19th August, 2013 at 11am Sale Number LT387 Specialist John Mackie john.mackie@lyonandturnbull.com

Scottish Silver & Accessories Monday, 19th August 2013 at 2pm Sale Number LT388 Specialists Colin Fraser colin.fraser@lyonandturnbull.com Trevor Kyle trevor.kyle@lyonandturnbull.com

Viewing Thursday, 15th August 10am - 5pm Friday, 16th August 10am - 5pm Saturday 17th August 12 noon - 4pm Sunday, 18th August 12 noon - 4pm Morning of Sale from 9am Catalogue: £10 BUYERS’ PREMIUM 25% up to £25,000 20% thereafter. VAT will be charged on the premium at the rate imposed by law. †20% VAT chargeable on the lot itself *5% import VAT on the lot §Droit de Suite (artists’ retail rights) applies (see our Terms and Conditions of Sale and Information for Buyers).

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Buying at Auction This sale is subject to our standard Terms and Conditions of Sale. If you have not bought at auction before we will be delighted to advise you. Estimates Estimates are printed below each lot and do not include the buyer’s premium. The sale will be conducted in pounds sterling. Dimensions Dimensions are for guidance only; it is the buyer’s responsibility to ensure that they are correct. Buyer’s Premium The buyer shall pay the hammer price together with a premium thereon. 25% up to £25,000 / 20% thereafter. VAT will be charged on the premium at the rate imposed by law. (see our Terms and Conditions of Sale). VAT The symbol † by a lot number indicates that VAT is payable by the purchaser at the standard rate on the hammer price. The symbol * by a lot number indicates that the lot has been temporarily imported from outside the EU and that VAT is payable by the purchaser at the rate of 5% on the hammer price. No VAT is payable on the hammer price or premium for books bought at auction. Droit de Suite This symbol § indicates works which may be subject to the Droit de Suite or Artist’s Resale Right, which took effect in the United Kingdom on 14th February 2006. We are required to collect a royalty payment for all qualifying works of art. Under new legislation which came into effect on 1st January 2012, this applies to living artists and artists who have died in the last 70 years. This royalty will be charged to the buyer on the hammer price and in addition to the buyer’s premium. It

will not apply to works where the hammer price is less than €1,000 (euros). The charge for works of art sold at and above €1,000 (euros) and below €50,000 (euros) is 4%. For items selling above €50,000 (euros), charges are calculated on a sliding scale. All royalty charges are paid to the appropriate collecting organisation and no handling costs or additional fees are retained by the auctioneer. Resale royalties are not subject to VAT. Please note that the royalty payment is calculated on the rate of exchange at the European Central Bank on the date of the sale. More information on Droit de Suite is available at www.dacs.org.uk Damage and Restoration Occasionally, when a lot has suffered extensive damage and/or restoration it is indicated in the catalogue. This is mentioned entirely at our discretion for the benefit of buyers. Where there is no mention of damage and/or restoration this should not be taken to mean that there is none. It is the buyer’s responsibility to ensure that the condition of lots is to their satisfaction (see our Terms and Conditions of Sale). Condition Reports If potential buyers are unable to inspect lots in person our specialists will be happy to prepare detailed Condition Reports on individual lots as quickly as possible. These are for guidance only and all lots are sold ‘as found’ (see our standard Terms and Conditions of Sale). Electrical Goods Lots that were once operated by mains electricity are bought entirely at the buyer’s risk. They are offered for sale for display or historical purposes and may not comply with current regulations. Bidding At the Sale To bid at the sale all potential buyers must be registered with us

on or before the day of sale. We will need proof of identification and residence, and may require a bank reference. Potential buyers must collect a bidding number before the sale begins, and show that number if successful in purchasing a lot. Please ensure that the auctioneer repeats the number correctly when confirming the sale. If there is any doubt at this stage as to the hammer price or buyer it must be brought to the auctioneer’s attention immediately. All lots will be invoiced to the name and address given on your registration form, which is nontransferable. If you have purchased a lot you may take your bidding number to the accounts department and receive an invoice immediately. If you have not been successful please leave the number at the Registration or Reception desks. In writing Bid forms are available at the sale and/or the back of the catalogue. These should be submitted in person, by post, or by fax as soon as possible prior to the sale and we will bid on your behalf up to the limit indicated. In the event of receiving two identical bids the first one received will take precedence. They must be received at the very latest at least an hour before the sale. We will do our utmost to execute these bids but we offer this service entirely at the bidder’s risk. Telephone bidding If you are unable to attend the sale we can normally arrange for you to bid on the telephone. This service is available entirely at our discretion and at the bidder’s risk. All telephone bids must be confirmed in writing, listing the relevant lots and appropriate number to be called. We recommend that a covering bid is also left in the event that we are unable to make the call. We cannot guarantee that lines will be available, or that we will be able to call you on the day, but will endeavour to undertake such bids to the best of our abilities.

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LY O N & T U R N B U L L Order of Sale

Scotland: Applied Arts & Design Lot 1-59 63-181

Scottish Design & Wemyss Ware Monday, 19th August at 11am Wemyss Ware Scottish Design

Scottish Silver & Accessories Monday, 19th August at 2pm 200

A rare Queen Anne Union weight

201-273

Hallmarked Silver Edinburgh & Glasgow (post 1819)

274-307

Scottish Burgh Silver: A Private Collection

308-445

Scottish Burgh Silver: Other Properties

446-472

Highlights of the Sir John Noble of Ardkinglas

473-500

The Jacobite Collection of the late Michael B. Sharp

501-525

The Peter Nicholson Collection, Auchtertool House, Fife Part I

526-548

Jacobite Glass, Arms, Armour & Accessories

CONDITION: Please note that major damage and/or restoration is indicated in the catalogue at our discretion. We are pleased to provide condition reports on all lots for those who cannot view in person

INTERNET SERVICE: For colour illustrations of all lots in this sale please consult our website at www.lyonandturnbull.com

CLEARANCE OF BOUGHT ITEMS: Please note our arrangements detailed on the inside back cover

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Wemyss Ware commencing at 11am

1 FG281/3 WEMYSS WARE MEDIUM ‘LEMONS’ PRESERVE JAR & COVER, EARLY 20TH CENTURY painted mark WEMYSS

2 FE191/26 WEMYSS WARE ‘SWEET PEAS’ PRESERVE JAR & COVER, EARLY 20TH CENTURY impressed mark WEMYSS, fine hairline

11.5cm high

13cm high

£400-600

£200-300

3 FE191/26C WEMYSS WARE ‘BRAMBLES’ PRESERVE JAR & COVER, EARLY 20TH CENTURY painted and impressed marks WEMYSS, printed retailer’s mark, 13cm high; and another ‘BRAMBLES’ PRESERVE JAR & COVER, impressed mark WEMYSS, printed retailer’s mark, 13cm high (2) £300-400

4 FE191/26A WEMYSS WARE ‘GREENGAGES’ PRESERVE JAR & COVER, EARLY 20TH CENTURY ‘PLUMS’ PRESERVE JAR & COVER; and ‘CHERRIES’ PRESERVE JAR & COVER, each with later Griselda Hill covers, each with painted or impressed maker’s marks, approx. 13cm high; a WEMYSS WARE ‘STRAWBERRIES’ MEDIUM PRESERVE JAR AND COVER, EARLY 20TH CENTURY,

decorated by Joe Nekola, painted mark WEMYSS, 13cm high; ‘BUTTERCUPS’ SAUCER, impressed mark WEMYSS, printed retailer’s mark, 13cm diameter; ‘STRAWBERRIES’ BOWL, impressed mark WEMYSS, restored, 14.5cm diameter; ‘RASPBERRIES’ SMALL PLATE, impressed mark WEMYSS, hairline, 14cm diameter (7)

5 FE191/26B WEMYSS WARE ‘BLACKCURRANTS’ PRESERVE JAR & COVER, EARLY 20TH CENTURY with associated cover, 12.5cm high; ‘RASPBERRIES’ PRESERVE JAR & COVER, 13cm high; and ‘APPLES’ PRESERVE JAR & COVER, 13cm high, each with painted or impressed marks (3) approx. 13cm high

£200-300

approx. 13cm high

£200-300

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6 FG232/1 WEMYSS WARE ‘DAFFODILS’ LARGE EWER & BASIN, CIRCA 1900 decorated by James Sharp and David Grinton, the ewer with painted marks WEMYSS and T. GOODE & CO., LONDON, 24cm high; the basin with painted mark WEMYSS, impressed mark WEMYSS WARE/ R.H.&S., and printed retailer’s mark, 39cm diameter (2)

7 FG232/1A WEMYSS WARE ‘DAFFODILS’ SPONGE DISH AND LINER, CIRCA 1900 decorated by David Grinton, painted mark WEMYSS, printed retailer’s mark (2)

8 FG232/1B WEMYSS WARE ‘DAFFODILS’ SOAP DISH, LINER & COVER, CIRCA 1900 impressed mark WEMYSS, hairline to cover (3)

24cm diameter

£200-300

£300-400

11cm high

£300-400

£700-900

10 FG232/1D WEMYSS WARE PAIR OF ‘DAFFODILS’ CHAMBER POTS, CIRCA 1900 each with impressed marks WEMYSS, printed retailer’s mark (2)

11 FG430/3 WEMYSS WARE ‘DAFFODILS’ TOOTHBRUSH DISH, CIRCA 1900 impressed mark WEMYSS WARE/ R.H.&S., printed retailer’s mark

17cm diameter

21cm long

£300-400

£300-400

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14cm diameter

9 FG232/1C WEMYSS WARE ‘DAFFODILS’ BEAKER VASE, CIRCA 1900 decorated by David Grinton, painted and impressed marks WEMYSS, printed retailer’s mark


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12 FD330/19 WEMYSS WARE LARGE AND RARE PIG FIGURE, CIRCA 1900 decorated with thistles, shamrocks and cabbage roses, impressed mark WEMYSS WARE/ R.H.&S. 45cm long Literature: Davis, Peter; De Rin, Victoria; Macmillan, David & Rankine, Robert, ‘Wemyss Ware: A Decorative Scottish Pottery’, Edinburgh: Scottish Academic Press, 1986, p.69, fig. 43, where a similar example is illustrated.

£4,000-6,000

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13 FF212/6 WEMYSS WARE SMALL PIG FIGURE, CIRCA 1900 covered in a green glaze, impressed mark WEMYSS WARE/ R.H.&S.

16 FG424/5 WEMYSS WARE RARE SMALL YELLOW PIG FIGURE, CIRCA 1900 impressed mark WEMYSS WARE/ R.H.&S.

17cm long

£500-700

16.5cm across

19 FG421/4 WEMYSS WARE SMALL ‘CABBAGE ROSES’ PIG FIGURE, POST 1930 decorated by Joe Nekola, painted mark WEMYSS/ WARE/ J.N., and printed mark MADE IN ENGLAND 16cm long

£200-300 14 FG281/2 WEMYSS WARE SMALL ‘CABBAGE ROSES’ PIG MONEYBOX FIGURE, EARLY 20TH CENTURY decorated by Edwin Sandland, painted and impressed mark WEMYSS

17 FG421/2 WEMYSS WARE SMALL ‘THISTLES’ PIG MONEYBOX FIGURE, POST 1930 decorated by Joe Nekola, painted mark “NEKOLA/ PINXT”/ PLICHTA/ LONDON/ ENGLAND

16cm long

16cm long

20 FG421/1 WEMYSS WARE SMALL ‘CABBAGE ROSES’ PIG FIGURE, POST 1930 decorated by Joe Nekola, painted mark WEMYSS/ WARE, and printed mark MADE IN ENGLAND

£500-700

£200-300

16cm long

15 FG281/1 WEMYSS WARE RARE SMALL PIG FIGURE, CIRCA 1900 blue glaze, impressed mark WEMYSS WARE/ R.H.&S.

18 FG421/3 WEMYSS WARE SMALL ‘CABBAGE ROSES’ PIG FIGURE, POST 1930 decorated by Joe Nekola, painted mark WEMYSS/ WARE/ J.N., and printed mark MADE IN ENGLAND

21 FG416/3 WEMYSS WARE SMALL GREEN-GLAZED PIG FIGURE, CIRCA 1900 impressed mark WEMYSS WARE/ R.H.&S., minor chip to front trotter

16cm long

16cm long

£200-300

£200-300

£200-300

£200-300

17cm long Literature: Davis, Peter; De Rin, Victoria; Macmillan, David & Rankine, Robert, ‘Wemyss Ware: A Decorative Scottish Pottery’, Edinburgh: Scottish Academic Press, 1986, p.66, fig. 46, where a similar example is illustrated.

£500-700

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22 LT2013/42 WEMYSS WARE LARGE ‘IRISES’ ELGIN VASE, CIRCA 1900 decorated by James Sharp, painted mark WEMYSS, impressed mark WEMYSS WARE/ R.H.&S. 45cm high

£500-700

23 FG223/4B WEMYSS WARE ‘VIOLETS’ PIN TRAY, CIRCA 1900 bears inscription I LOOKED FOR SOMETHING SWEET TO SEND YOU AND THE VIOLETS ASKED IF THEY WOULD DO, impressed mark WEMYSS 14.5cm across

£200-300

24 FG424/7 WEMYSS WARE LARGE ‘DAFFODILS’ CIRCULAR PLATE, CIRCA 1900 impressed mark WEMYSS WARE/ R.H.&S.

25 FG424/8 WEMYSS WARE ‘STRAWBERRIES’ BREAD PLATE, CIRCA 1900 impressed mark WEMYSS WARE/ R.H.&S.

26 FG425/2 WEMYSS WARE SMALL ‘TULIPS’ FRILLED BOWL, EARLY 20TH CENTURY impressed mark WEMYSS

27 FG425/3 WEMYSS WARE ‘SWEET PEAS’ BEAKER VASE, EARLY 20TH CENTURY painted and impressed mark WEMYSS

25cm across

8cm high

11cm high

25cm across

£150-250

£150-250

£150-250

£250-350

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28 FG223/4 WEMYSS WARE ‘BUTTERCUPS’ COMB TRAY, CIRCA 1900 impressed mark WEMYSS 25.5cm across

£300-400

29 FG223/4A WEMYSS WARE ‘BUTTERCUPS’ PIN TRAY, CIRCA 1900 decorated by James Sharp, painted and impressed mark WEMYSS 14.5cm across

£200-300

30 FF212/2 WEMYSS WARE ‘DAFFODILS’ SPONGE DISH LINER, CIRCA 1900 unmarked

31 FF212/5 WEMYSS WARE ‘THISTLES’ FRILLED VASE, CIRCA 1900 impressed mark WEMYSS

20cm diameter

13.5cm high

32 FF212/8 WEMYSS WARE ‘THISTLES’ BEAKER VASE, EARLY 20TH CENTURY painted and impressed mark WEMYSS

£150-200

£200-300

11cm high

£200-300

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33 FG338/2 WEMYSS WARE ‘APPLES’ HEART SHAPED TRAY, CIRCA 1900 impressed mark WEMYSS WARE/ R.H.&S. 30cm long

£400-600

34 FG338/1 WEMYSS WARE ‘NARCISSI’ HEART SHAPED TRAY, CIRCA 1900 impressed mark WEMYSS WARE/ R.H&S. 30cm long

£500-700

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36 FG363/1 WEMYSS WARE ‘CHRYSANTHEMUMS’ COMB TRAY, EARLY 20TH CENTURY the decoration reserved on a black ground, painted and impressed marks

37 FF212/3 WEMYSS WARE MEDIUM ‘CABBAGE ROSES’ COMBE JARDINIERE, CIRCA 1900 impressed mark WEMYSS WARE/ R.H.&S.

26cm across

20cm high

£150-200

£200-300

35 FG416/1 WEMYSS WARE SMALL ‘APPLES’ LOVING CUP, EARLY 20TH CENTURY impressed mark WEMYSS WARE/ R.H.&S. 10cm high

£250-350


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38 FG430/1 WEMYSS WARE RARE ‘APPLES’ SLEEPING PIG FIGURE, CIRCA 1900 decorated by James Sharp, painted and impressed mark WEMYSS 16.6cm long Literature: Davis, Peter; De Rin, Victoria; Macmillan, David & Rankine, Robert, ‘Wemyss Ware: A Decorative Scottish Pottery’, Edinburgh: Scottish Academic Press, 1986, p.67, fig. 50, where a similar example is illustrated.

£12,000-18,000

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39 FG430/2 WEMYSS WARE ‘DAFFODILS’ KENMORE VASE, CIRCA 1900 decorated by James Sharp, incised mark WEMYSS, printed retailer’s mark 37cm high Literature: Davis, Peter; De Rin, Victoria; Macmillan, David & Rankine, Robert, ‘Wemyss Ware: A Decorative Scottish Pottery’, Edinburgh: Scottish Academic Press, 1986, p.104, fig. 202, where a similar example is illustrated.

£1,000-1,500

40 FF212/4 WEMYSS WARE SMALL ‘GERANIUMS’ GROSVENOR VASE, EARLY 20TH CENTURY impressed twice WEMYSS WARE/ R.H.&S., bears printed retailer’s mark, restored rim

6.5cm high

42 FF215/3 WEMYSS WARE ‘SWEET PEAS’ HEART INKWELL, CIRCA 1900 with two glass liners and covers, decorated by James Sharp, painted and impressed marks WEMYSS

14cm high

£150-200

18.5cm across

£200-300

41 FF212/7 WEMYSS WARE SMALL ‘CHERRIES’ MILK JUG, EARLY 20TH CENTURY decorated by Edwin Sandland, painted marks WEMYSS/ T. GOODE & CO., hairlines

£150-200

43 FF215/4 WEMYSS WARE ‘CABBAGE ROSES’ CAKE PLATE, CIRCA 1900 impressed mark WEMYSS WARE/ R.H.&S., 15cm diameter; and a WEMYSS WARE ‘CABBAGE ROSES’ SOAP DISH & COVER, CIRCA 1900, impressed mark WEMYSS WARE/ R.H.&S., printed retailer’s mark, 13.5cm diameter (2) £100-200

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44 FG338/4 LINKS POTTERY, KIKCALDY RARE TANKARD, CIRCA 1890 decorated with purple Oriental poppy and buds 14.5cm high

£500-700

45 FF215/5 WEMYSS WARE ‘IRIS’ MUG, CIRCA 1900 decorated by James Sharp, painted and impressed marks WEMYSS, restored rim 14.5cm high

£250-350

46 FG430/4 WEMYSS WARE LARGE EWER & BASIN, CIRCA 1895 decorated with ribbons and hearts in pink and green, and with cipher EAW, impressed marks WEMYSS WARE/ R.H.&S. (2) basin 40cm diameter, ewer 23.5cm high Provenance: Lady Wolverton, Queensberry House, Newmarket, Suffolk, sold Christies 5th May 1987 Lot 230 Note: This lot formed part of an extensive set of Wemyss made especially as a wedding present for Lady Wolverton in 1895.

£500-700

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47 FG338/3 WEMYSS WARE ‘PHEASANTS’ BREAKFAST SERVICE, CIRCA 1900 comprising a TEAPOT & COVER, 11cm high; a TEACUP & SAUCER; a SIDE PLATE, 12cm diameter; a MILK JUG, 6.5cm high; and a SUGAR BOWL, 8cm diameter (6) £1,500-2,000

48 FG425/1 WEMYSS WARE ‘DOG ROSES’ TAPERING VASE, EARLY 20TH CENTURY painted mark WEMYSS, hairline 19cm high

£150-250 49 FG430/5 WEMYSS WARE ‘DOG ROSES’ CIRCULAR BROOCH, EARLY 20TH CENTURY decorated by David Grinton on a black ground, painted mark WEMYSS 4.5cm diameter

£400-600

50 FG430/6 WEMYSS WARE PAIR OF SELF-COLOURED OVAL BUTTONS, CIRCA 1900 covered in a celadon green glaze, each with impressed mark WEMYSS, 3.5cm across; another FOUR WEMYSS SELF-COLOURED BUTTONS, blue/green glaze, unmarked, 2cm across; and another SINGLE CIRCULAR BUTTON, 3.5cm across (6) £300-500

51 FG424/4 WEMYSS WARE MEDIUM ‘CABBAGE ROSES’ CAULDRON, EARLY 20TH CENTURY decorated by Edwin Sandland, painted and impressed mark WEMYSS, 12.5cm high; a ‘CABBAGE ROSES’ LADY EVA VASE, painted mark WEMYSS, 20cm high; and a ‘CABBAGE ROSES’ MEDIUM PLATE, impressed mark WEMYSS WARE, printed retailer’s mark, 18.5cm diameter (3) £200-300

52 FF212/1 WEMYSS WARE ‘CABBAGE ROSES’ LARGE EWER & BASIN, CIRCA 1900 the ewer with impressed marks WEMYSS, 23cm high; the basin with impressed mark WEMYSS WARE/ R.H.&S., impressed mark WEMYSS WARE/ R.H.&S., 38cm diameter (2) £300-400 53 FF215/1 WEMYSS WARE ‘CABBAGE ROSES’ HAIR TIDY & COVER, CIRCA 1900 decorated by James Sharp, bears inscription to cover HAIR TIDY (2) 9cm high

£150-250

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54 FG421/5 WEMYSS WARE LARGE ‘CABBAGE ROSES’ PIG FIGURE, POST 1930 decorated by Joe Nekola, painted mark WEMYSS/ MADE IN ENGLAND 46cm long

£1,000-1,500

55 FG421/6 WEMYSS WARE LARGE ‘CABBAGE ROSES’ CAT FIGURE, POST 1930 decorated by Joe Nekola, inset glass eyes, painted mark NEKOLA/ PINXT, printed mark PLICHTA/ LONDON/ ENGLAND, flaw to leg and torso 33cm high

£300-500

56 FF212/9 WEMYSS WARE ‘CHERRIES’ TALL QUAICH, CIRCA 1900 decorated by Edwin Sandland, painted mark WEMYSS 16.5cm high

£200-300

57 FG416/2 WEMYSS WARE ‘BROWN COCKEREL & HENS’ BONJOUR JUG, EARLY 20TH CENTURY bears inscription BONJOUR, impressed mark WEMYSS, printed retailer’s mark 6.5cm high

58 FE24/15 WEYMSS WARE LARGE ‘GEESE’ BASIN, CIRCA 1900 decorated with a frieze of geese to the interior and exterior rim, impressed mark WEMYSS WARE/ R.H.&S., printed retailer’s mark

£150-250

39cm diameter

£500-700

59 FG424/6 WEMYSS WARE ‘GEESE’ CIRCULAR PLATE, CIRCA 1900 decorated with a single goose, painted mark WEMYSS, fritting to edge 21cm across

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63 FG154/1 CHRISTOPHER DRESSER (1834-1904) PROBABLY FOR COALBROOKDALE, SHROPSHIRE CAST IRON GRILLE, CIRCA 1870 of square outline, enclosing pierced scrolling tendrils and foliage 55cm x 53cm Literature: Whiteway, Michael (Edit.), ‘Christopher Dresser: A Design Revolution’, London 2004, pp. 109-113 Decorative Arts Society Journal 29, p.44, figure 2 for a similar design. Note: The Coalbrookdale company’s decision to move into ornamental domestic furnishings in 1830 turned round the fortunes of the company. Christopher Dresser designed a series of distinctive hallstands and garden furniture for the firm from 1867 to the 1880s.

£600-800

64 FG154/2 ATTRIBUTED TO CHRISTOPHER DRESSER, PROBABLY FOR COALBROOKDALE, SHROPSHIRE CAST IRON TABLE BASE, CIRCA 1880 the central column with three scrolling brackets cast with medieval beasts, dentil cast base

65 FG302/8 CHRISTOPHER DRESSER (1834-1904) FOR COALBROOKDALE, SHROPSHIRE PAIR OF CAST IRON FIRE DOGS, CIRCA 1870 each with heavy stepped bases and incised curved uprights with flowerhead terminals (2)

71cm high, 44cm diameter at base

£400-600

43.5cm high

£300-500

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66 FG302/1 GOTHIC REVIVAL PAIR OF OVERPAINTED AND GILDED WROUGHT IRON ELECTROLIERS, CIRCA 1890 each with central column, with radiating spokes supporting a circular corona with scrolled brackets and circular ring with floret studded decoration and four curved branches, associated frilled shades (2) 140cm high, 75cm diameter Provenance: Mount Zion Church, Quarriers Village, Renfrewshire Note: Quarriers Village was founded as the ‘Orphan Homes of Scotland’ in 1876 by Glasgow shoe-maker and philanthropist William Quarrier. Quarrier had a vision of a community allowing the young people in his care to thrive, set in a countryside environment and housed in a number of grand residences under a house-mother and father. This vision was realised by a number of donations from Quarrier and his friends, who had a free hand in choosing the style that their cottage was built in. As a result the village is an unusual mix of Gothic, French, Old English, Scottish Baronial and Italian. Despite this virtually all of the buildings were the responsibility of one architect, Robert Bryden of Clarke & Bell in Glasgow, who worked free of charge on Quarrier’s projects over a course of some twenty-eight years A charity under the name of Quarriers continues the work of the former homes and is based within the village, although over time the homes and associated buildings have been converted into private housing, and some expansion has taken place with new residential development. Quarriers is a registered charity and still functions to help disadvantaged young people, carers and adults with disabilities in the United Kingdom and beyond.

£2,000-3,000

67 FG283/1 WYLIE & LOCHHEAD, GLASGOW GOTHIC REVIVAL ‘CAQUETEUSE’ TYPE OAK ARMCHAIR, CIRCA 1910 with pierced tracery top rail and blind fretwork back above open arms and solid seat raised on spirally fluted and blocked legs linked by stretchers, bears maker’s label £300-500

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68 FD72/4 TALWIN MORRIS (1865-1911) COLLECTION OF DECORATIVE BINDINGS, CIRCA 1900 Blackie & Sons, Ltd.: The Red Letter Poets - Robert Burns, 1902; The Red Letter Library including: Selected Poems by Alexander Pope, 1910, The Four Georges, Essays of Elia, total 3 of 84 vols; The Red Letter Shakespeare - Romeo and Juliet, 1904, total of 1 of 36 volumes; Blackie’s Little French Classics Orators of the Revolution, 1904; Nat the Naturalist; Erling the Bold; The Talisman; In a Stranger’s Garden; Picked up at Sea; 2 copies of Queen of the Daffodils; The Lonely Pyramid; Glasgow Academy Chronicle, A copy from 1911 number XLIX; A second copy from 1920 number LXXXIV; Science in Modern Life, 1910, complete 6 vols; The Reign of Princess Naska by Amelia Hutchison, 1899; The Standard Encyclopaedia of Modern Agriculture and Rural Economy (cover design not attributed to Talwin Morris); The Concise English Dictionary - Literary, Scientific and Technical, 1910; and School Shakespeare - The

Tempest, Collins clear type press Gresham Publishing Co., London: William Ewart Gladstone and his contemporaries, 1898, complete 4 vols.; The Book of Home, 1900, complete 8 vols.; Queen Victoria: Her Life and Reign, 1901, complete 4 vols.; The Poetical Works of Robert Burns, 1909, complete 4 Volumes; The Modern Carpenter and Joiner and Cabinetmaker, 1902, complete 8 vols.; The Natural History of Plants, 1904, complete 2 vols.; The Confessions of Harry Larrequer by Charles Lever; Modern Power Generators by James Weir French, 2 vols. Note: Talwin Morris became Arts Manager for Glasgow publisher Blackie & Son in 1898, a position he held until his death in 1911. He became friends with Charles Rennie Mackintosh, his wife Margaret Macdonald, and their circle, and revolutionised bookbinding by using stylised motifs such as birds, roses and briars on the covers of books, rather than on the inside.

£400-600

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69* FF139/20 JAMES HERBERT MCNAIR (1868-1955) BOOKPLATE FOR JOHN TURNBULL KNOX, 1896 etching, signed and dated in the plate ‘J. Herbert McNair Inv. Del./ 1896’ and inscribed ‘Nourished by Middle Earth/ breathed on by Heavenly/ Dew,/ Flourished a Tree of Worth/ Flourished and/ Grew/ The Tree of Knowledge’, framed and glazed 9cm x 7cm Literature: Howarth, Thomas, ‘Charles Rennie Mackintosh and The Modern Movement’, London, 1977, p. 19-20 Burkhauser, Jude (Edit), ‘Glasgow Girls, Women in Art and Design 1880-1920’, Edinburgh, 1990, p. 105 for illustrations of similar bookplates Note: Howarth comments “the book-plate...was designed by MacNair for John Turnbull Knox; in it there is a falcon-the Knox crest-hovering above the tree of knowledge which enfolds in its branches the spirits of art and poetry, represented by two sad female figures with long flowing tresses. The two spirits hold in their hands rose-buds which appear as cherub heads, and lilies, emblems of painting and sculpture. The heads embraced by the falcon’s wings are breathing the dew of inspiration which falls on the tree of knowledge from above...This example, with the Conversazione Programme, recaptures admirably the atmosphere of subtle erotic symbolism that pervaded the last decade of the nineteenth century.”

£500-800

70 FD72/6 CHARLES RENNIE MACKINTOSH (1868-1928) COLLECTION OF DECORATIVE BINDINGS, CIRCA 1900 ‘The Lonely Pyramid’; Queen of the Daffodils’; ‘Picked up at Sea’; In a Strangers Garden’; and ‘Queen of the Daffodils’; also the ATTRIBUTED TO CHARLES RENNIE MACKINTOSH, ‘Nat the Naturalist; The Talisman’; Erling the Bold’ (8) £200-300

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71 FD72/2 JESSIE MARION KING (1875-1949) BOOKPLATE FOR FRED J.M. CHRISTIE print, with gilt highlights, bearing inscription EX LIBRIS/ ARS LONGA VITA BREVIS/ FRED J M CHRISTIE

72 FD72/2A JESSIE MARION KING (1875-1949) BOOKPLATE FOR FRED J.M. CHRISTIE print, with gilt highlights, bearing inscription EX LIBRIS/ ARS LONGA VITA BREVIS/ FRED J M CHRISTIE

12cm x 10.5cm

12cm x 10.5cm

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73 FF145/2 HANNAH MOORE WALTON (1863-1940) GLASS TRUMPET VASE, CIRCA 1900 decorated with harebells and moths, painted monogram mark HW 20cm high Literature: Burkhauser, Jude ‘Glasgow Girls: Women in Art and Design 1880-1920’, Edinburgh 1990, p. 166 Note: Hannah Walton worked from the family home at 5 Belmont Terrace in Hillhead, Glasgow, where her sister Helen had established her studio in 1881. The sisters specialised in this type of painting on commercial glassware, and chose decorative subjects associated with water.

£300-500

74 FG423/1 HANNAH MOORE WALTON (1863-1940) PAIR OF GLASS BOWLS, CIRCA 1900 each painted with dragonflies and flowering water plants, painted monogram HW (2) 11cm diameter

£300-400

75 FF145/1 HANNAH MOORE WALTON (1863-1940) TWO PAINTED GLASS BOWLS, CIRCA 1910 one decorated with swimming fish and kingfishers, the other with flying ducks, each with painted monogram HW (2) 11.5 and 12cm diameter

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76 FG325/20 MARGARET WRIGHT (1884-1957) WEDDING PARTY Watercolour on paper, laid down, signed bottom right M.WRIG** 39cm x 19cm Literature: Burkhauser, Jude, ‘Glasgow Girls; Women in Art and Design 1880-1920’, 1990, page 191

£400-600

77 FG302/2 GEORGE HENRY WALTON (1867-1933) RARE MAHOGANY GATE LEG TEA TABLE, CIRCA 1903 the circular drop leaf top with moulded rim, raised above ring turned and blocked tapering legs linked by a stretcher 84cm diameter (open), 70cm high Literature: Moon, Karen ‘George Walton: Designer and Architect’, Oxford 1993, p. 118, fig. 154 Note: A table similar to the present lot was exhibited by Walton at the Arts & Crafts Exhibition of 1903. As well as this elegant table, the display included the Eros mosaic panel, now at the Hunterian Art Gallery & Museum in Glasgow; the Brussels sideboard and a fine selection of his glassware. ‘The Cabinet Maker’ magazine, commenting on the exhibit at the time, declared it ‘beyond reproach’.

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78 FF145/7 JAMES COUPER & SONS, GLASGOW ‘CLUTHA’ GLASS VASE, CIRCA 1900 of tapered cylindrical form, with milky inclusions 9cm high Note: ‘Clutha’ glass was invented by James Couper in the 1890s and is the Gaelic word for Clyde. George Walton and Christopher Dresser design for the range.

£300-500

79 EY798/1 GEORGE WALTON (1867-1933) SATIN BIRCH SIDE CABINET, CIRCA 1898 decorated with chevron banding, the surmount with opposing mirrored doors centred by two drawers, above a rectangular top and an arrangement of four short over two long drawers, each with cut out handles and beaten silvered backplates, the whole raised on bracket feet, label aperture to rear (label now lacking) 114cm wide, 172cm high, 60cm deep Literature: Moon, Karen, ‘George Walton, Designer and Architect’, pub. Oxford 1993, pages 64-70 Agius, Pauline, ‘British Furniture 1880-1905’, pub. Suffolk 1978, page 102, pl. 105 Note: The present lot is characteristic of the furniture produced at Elm Bank, York by Walton & Co. in 1898 for Sydney Leetham. The furniture is inlaid with bold geometric chevron banding, a type of decoration which had been revived and popularised by George Jack at Morris & Co., however the use of this technique at Elm Bank was altogether bolder and more expansive.

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80 CHARLES RENNIE MACKINTOSH (SCOTTISH 1868-1928) SILVER DESSERT FORK, DATED 1902 with four prongs, and pierced terminal, bears maker’s mark DWH (David W. Hislop), hallmarked Glasgow 1902 23cm long Provenance: Fra H. Newbery Elsie Newbery and by family descent Barclay Lennie Fine Art, Glasgow Liierature: Howarth, Thomas, ‘Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the Modern Movement’, New York, 1953, pl. 50 Note: In 1902 Jessie and Fra Newbery commissioned from Mackintosh a design for a twelve place setting of dining cutlery, each set containing a soup spoon, dessert spoon, dinner fork and dessert fork (knives were supplied separately from a stock pattern). The commission was handled by a jeweller’s in Glasgow, Edwards & Company, and the cutlery was made by D W Hislop, a Glasgow silversmith who worked with Mackintosh on other projects. The entire set of cutlery was later divided equally between the Newberys’ daughters, Mary and Elsie; Mary’s pieces were sold separately during the 1970s and 1980s. Three of the twelve sets were recently sold in these rooms, lots 21, 22 and 23, included as part of the Taffner Collection in September 2012. This rare fork is one of the few from this set remaining in private hands.

£5,000-8,000

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Photo T. & R. Annan

81* FC592/66 JOHN EDNIE (SCOTTISH 1876-1934) FOR WYLIE & LOCHHEAD, GLASGOW OAK ‘DOMINO’ OCCASIONAL TABLE, CIRCA 1903 the square top above crossed supports tapering to a wide base and pierced, centred by a quatrefoil-shelved tier 45cm (18in) wide, 76cm (30in) high Provenance: Collection of Eleanor & Donald Taffner Note: This table is likely to be one from a series made for a new billiards room commissioned by John Wylie of Wylie & Lochhead for his home at 26 Huntly Gardens, Glasgow in 1903.

£1,500-2,000

82 FG437/4 HELEN A. LAMB FRAMED EMBROIDERED PANEL, CIRCA 1909 worked in coloured silks and beading on an unbleached linen ground, and depicting a maiden in a garden 57cm x 33.5cm

83 FD72/1 CHARLES RENNIE MACKINTOSH (1868-1928) FOR MISS CRANSTON’S TEAROOMS SILVER PLATE TEASPOON, CIRCA 1905 with oval bowl and trefoil finial, indistinct stamped mark MISS CRANSTON’S 12.5cm long

£150-250

Literature: ‘The Studio - An Illustrated Magazine of Fine and Applied Art’, Volume Forty Six, illustrated in colour

£800-1,200

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84 FC904/1 ATTRIBUTED TO CHARLES RENNIE MACKINTOSH OVERPAINTED DOOR, CIRCA 1900 with inset fielded panels and square cut-outs, mounted with (later) glass panels 219cm x 68cm Provenance: Ex Glasgow School of Architecture

£800-1,200

85 FG283/3 ATTRIBUTED TO MARGARET GILMOUR CIRCULAR BRASS CHARGER, CIRCA 1910 decorated with a repoussé band of entwined foliage in the Celtic style 49cm diameter

£300-500

86 FG30/6 ERNEST ARCHIBALD TAYLOR (1874-1951) FOR WYLIE & LOCHHEAD, GLASGOW PAIR OAK SIDE CHAIRS, CIRCA 1910 with pierced top rail and slatted backs raised above rush seats on square tapering legs linked by stretchers (2) £300-500

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87 FG283/2 WILLIAM DANIEL MCLENNAN (1872-1940) ARTS & CRAFTS OAK SIDE CHAIR, CIRCA 1910 the pierced top rail above tapered slatted back on leather sling seat and square tapered legs linked by stretchers £400-600

88 FG302/5 EUAN G. WALKER PAIR OF GLASGOW STYLE BATIK PANELS, CIRCA 1910 each depicting water nymphs, bears artist’s paper label verso (2) 71cm x 29cm

£300-500

89 FG437/20 SCOTTISH SCHOOL STAINED AND LEADED GLASS PANEL, CIRCA 1900 of triptych form, depicting stylised plant forms and including Vaseline glass panels and moulded and carved leaves, within a chamfered oak frame

90 FG437/6 GLASGOW SCHOOL FUMED OAK HIGH BACK CHAIR, CIRCA 1900 the serpentine top rail above slatted back and drop in seat, raised on square tapering legs linked by stretchers

77cm x 61cm

£300-500

£300-500

91 FC736/10 GLASGOW SCHOOL EBONISED TOILET MIRROR, CIRCA 1900 the rectangular framed plate, supported on broad uprights pierced with squares, with divided feet, linked by a stretcher 59cm wide, 86.5cm high

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E.A. Taylor was born in Greenock in 1874, the fifteenth of seventeen children of an army major. After training as a draughtsman in the yards of the shipbuilders Scott and Co. Ltd, Taylor became a student of the Glasgow School of Art in the late 1890s. There he absorbed the influence of Fra Newbery and the already well-established ‘Glasgow Four’, before joining Wylie & Lochhead in 1900, and becoming a leading designer of furniture and stained glass in the Glasgow Style. In 1907 he became the head of furniture design with Wragge and Co. in Salford, and married the illustrator and fellow Glasgow School protégé, Jessie Marion King the following year. A move to Paris three years later saw Taylor become the Paris correspondent of The Studio and second in command of Tudor Hart’s ‘Paris School of Drawing and Painting’. Before long, however, the couple established their own school, ‘The Shealing Atelier’, and also set up a popular summer sketching school on the Isle of Arran, which they continued to run until 1940. Returning to Scotland shortly after the outbreak of World War I they settled in Kirkcudbright, whose particular quality of light is said to have drawn many artists to reside in its picturesque streets. Cottages were converted to studios and many young artists of the day, including Dorothy Johnstone and Cecile Walton, painted there - joining older figures such as S.J. Peploe, who spoke fondly of the Taylors warm hospitality. Although Taylor was no longer at the forefront of Scottish design he worked at a prodigious rate, particularly focussing on watercolours of local scenes, some of which he reproduced as etchings. While in Paris, Taylor was influenced by contemporary French painting resulting in his work at home becoming more like that of the Colourists, with simplified forms and bold outlines. Kirkcudbright is a typical example of this period and also features a recurrent motif in his work - prominent trees cut off by the upper edge of the canvas. Latterly, he helped to found the Dumfries and Galloway Fine Art Association and was in demand as a speaker on art and also on the work of Robert Burns. With his death in 1951 an important chapter in the cultural life of Kirkcudbright’s artist colony came to a close.

92§ FF23/2 ERNEST ARCHIBALD TAYLOR (1874-1951) ‘TWO RED ROSES ACROSS THE MOON’ design for stained glass, pencil and watercolour, framed 17cm x 13cm Provenance: Miss Merle Taylor Sale of the Estate of the late Miss Merle Taylor, Sotheby’s, Glasgow, 21 June 1977, lot 364.

£600-800

93§ FF23/4 ERNEST ARCHIBALD TAYLOR (1874-1951) ‘KILMENY’ design for a stained glass window, pencil, ink and watercolour 22cm x 9cm Provenance: Miss Merle Taylor Sale of the Estate of the late Miss Merle Taylor, Sotheby’s, Glasgow, 21 June 1977, lot 371 Literature: Studio Yearbook of Decorative Art, 1909, illustrated page 71.

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94§ FF23/1 ERNEST ARCHIBALD TAYLOR (1874-1951) ‘THE BETROTHAL OF THE PRINCESS’; A BOOK COVER STUDY watercolour on tracing paper, unsigned, bears inscription REPERTORY PLAYS/ THE BETROTHAL OF THE/ PRINCESS/ A.J. TALBOT/ LONDON & GLASGOW GOWANS & GRAY LTD, 15cm x 10cm; ‘PEACE’, A BOOK COVER DESIGN, pen & ink, watercolour on tracing paper, stuck down, signed E.A.TAYLOR and inscribed by the artist THIS IS JUST TO GIVE YOU AN IDEA OF THE COLOUR SCHEME/ E.A.T., 17cm x 12cm; and THREE PRINTED BOOK COVERS, ‘SNOWDROP AND THE DWARVES; EMIGRATION AT FIRST SIGHT; and A MATTER OF CONSCIENCE (5) Provenance: Miss Merle Taylor Sale of the Estate of the late Miss Merle Taylor, Sotheby’s, Glasgow, 21 June 1977, Lot 301 (part)

£800-1,200

95 FG30/7 ERNEST ARCHIBALD TAYLOR (1874-1951) FOR WYLIE & LOCHHEAD, GLASGOW PAIR OAK SIDE CHAIRS, CIRCA 1910 each with tapered back with stylised plant form on upholstered panel seats (2) £300-500

96 FG30/14 ERNEST ARCHIBALD TAYLOR (1874-1951) FOR WYLIE & LOCHHEAD, GLASGOW PAIR OAK SIDE CHAIRS, CIRCA 1910 the curved and pierced top rails above upholstered panel seats raised on square and turned legs linked by stretchers (2) £300-500 97 No lot

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98 FG30/1 ERNEST ARCHIBALD TAYLOR (1874-1951) FOR WYLIE & LOCHHEAD, GLASGOW OAK SIDEBOARD, CIRCA 1900 the superstructure with central carved panel depicting roses and foliage flanked by sliding doors in three sections with corresponding carving, the rectangular top above four drawers and three panelled doors below, each centred with stained and leaded glass panels depicting stylised roses, the whole raised on square legs 183cm wide, 135cm high, 53cm deep Literature: Larner, Gerald and Celia, ‘The Glasgow Style’, Edinburgh 1979, p54, fig. 39. Note: This sideboard is similar in form to a sideboard designed by Taylor for William Douglas Weir (later Lord Weir) in Glasgow around 1901, following the success of his room for Wylie & Lochhead at the Glasgow International Exhibition the same year.

£5,000-8,000 99 FG30/2 ATTRIBUTED TO ERNEST ARCHIBALD TAYLOR GLASGOW STYLE OAK HALL BENCH, CIRCA 1900 the solid rectangular panelled back and seat enclosed by curved and moulded side supports with four pierced carrying handles 90cm wide, 83cm high, 81cm deep

£600-800

100§ FF23/15 ERNEST ARCHIBALD TAYLOR (1874-1951) SCOTLAND’S ROAD OF ROMANCE; THREE DESIGNS FOR A BOOK COVER gouache and watercolour on vellum (1) and tracing paper (2), each inscribed SCOTLANDS ROAD/ OF ROMANCE/ BY/ AUGUSTUS MUIR (3) each approx. 19.5cm x 13cm Provenance: Miss Merle Taylor Sale of the Estate of the late Miss Merle Taylor, Sotheby’s, Glasgow, 21 June 1977, Lot 301 (part)

£200-300

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101§ JESSIE MARION KING (1875-1949) ‘THE DWARF’S DREAM’ pen and ink, watercolour and silver paint, signed lower right JESSIE M. KING, bears inscription HIS DREAM/ “HE WOULD BRING HER ACORN CUPS AND DEW/ DRENCHED ANENOMES AND TINY GLOW WORMS/ TO BE STARS IN THE PALE GOLD OF HER HAIR” 27.5cm x 20cm Provenance: Miss Merle Taylor Sale of the Estate of the late Miss Merle Taylor, Sotheby’s, Glasgow, 21 June 1977, lot 159. Note: The original illustration from ‘The Birthday of the Infanta’ by Oscar Wilde, from ‘A House of Pomegranates’, published Methuen & Co.Ltd., London, 1915 (reproduced opposite page 52 in the printed book)

£1,500-2,000

102§ JESSIE MARION KING (1875-1949) ‘YOUR DEAR HEAD..’ pencil and ink study, faintly inscribed YOUR DEAR HEAD BOWED TO/ THE GILLYFLOWER BED, 31cm x 15cm; ‘A XMAS WISH..’, pencil study by the same hand, inscribed A XMAS WISH/ ROSES ROSES/ ALL THE WAY, 17cm x 10cm; and ‘GREETING’, a pencil study, inscribed GREETING/ JOPY BE YOURS AND SONG/ THROUGHOUT THE DAYS, 15cm x 8cm (3)

103§ JESSIE MARION KING (1875-1949) ‘SHE SHRANK INTO THE CAVE’ pencil, pen and ink study, bears inscription SHE SHRANK INTO THE CAVE/ OSSIAN 24cm x 16cm Provenance: Miss Merle Taylor Sale of the Estate of the late Miss Merle Taylor, Sotheby’s, Glasgow, 21 June 1977

£200-300

Provenance: Miss Merle Taylor Sale of the Estate of the late Miss Merle Taylor, Sotheby’s, Glasgow, 21 June 1977, Lot 205

£500-700

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104§ FF23/7 JESSIE MARION KING (1875-1949) ‘GOOD GREETING’ pen & ink, watercolour, inscribed GOOD GREETING/ 1949, with ink sketch verso, 12cm x 9cm; also STUDY FOR ‘GOOD GREETING’, pen and ink on acetate, inscribed GOOD GREETING/ 1949, initialled JMK, 14cm x 13cm; and a SHEET OF PREPARATORY STUDIES, pen and ink on acetate, unsigned, 18cm x 15cm (3) Provenance: Miss Merle Taylor Sale of the Estate of the late Miss Merle Taylor, Sotheby’s, Glasgow, 21 June 1977

£300-500

105§ FF23/9 JESSIE MARION KING (1875-1949) FIGURES ON THE SHORE ink and watercolour study on tracing paper, 18cm x 25cm; and DESIGN FOR A GREETINGS CARD, ink and watercolour, inscribed 16 RUE DE LA GRANDE CHAMIERE PARIS/ VIE/ E.A & J.M.K TAYLOR’S/ 1915...GREETINGS, 10.5cm x 12.5cm (2) Provenance: Miss Merle Taylor Sale of the Estate of the late Miss Merle Taylor, Sotheby’s, Glasgow, 21 June 1977

£300-500

106§ FG303/2 ERNEST ARCHIBALD TAYLOR (1874-1951) FARMYARD SCENE charcoal and watercolour, signed lower left E.A. TAYLOR

107§ FG303/2A ERNEST ARCHIBALD TAYLOR (1874-1951) LAKESIDE SCENE watercolour, signed lower right E.A. TAYLOR

108§ FG303/2B ERNEST ARCHIBALD TAYLOR (1874-1951) BOULDER watercolour, signed lower right E.A. TAYLOR

22cm x 28cm

42cm x 28cm

17cm x 22cm

£200-300

£200-300

£100-200

109§ FD72/3B ERNEST ARCHIBALD TAYLOR (1874-1951) SELF PORTRAIT pencil sketch, unsigned and; HELEN PAXTON BROWN (ATTRIB.) PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG WOMAN oval charcoal sketch, unsigned, 28cm x 23cm (2) Provenance: Greengate, Kirkcudbright

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110 FF23/5 ERNEST ARCHIBALD TAYLOR (1874-1951) STAINED & LEADED GLASS LANDSCAPE PANEL, CIRCA 1910 mounted on a coated steel light box; and ANOTHER STAINED & LEADED GLASS PANEL, of geometric design, 20cm x 17.5cm (2) Provenance: Miss Merle Taylor Sale of the Estate of the late Miss Merle Taylor, Sotheby’s, Glasgow, 21 June 1977, Lot 376

£2,500-3,500

111 FF23/6 JESSIE MARION KING (1875-1949) FOR LIBERTY & CO., LONDON SILVER, ENAMEL AND MOTHER OF PEARL BUCKLE, DATED 1910 the buckle in two parts, each with circular cloisonné enamel panel depicting a longboat in full sail, makers mark L&CO, stamped number 10197, hallmarked Birmingham 1910 9.5cm across

£1,000-1,500

99cm x 71cm

113 FF420/2 GLASGOW STYLE BRASS TRIVET, CIRCA 1910 the rectangular top repoussé decorated with stylised plant forms, raised on curved supports

114 FG417/1 ATTRIBUTED TO MARGARET GILMOUR BRASS OVAL TRAY, CIRCA 1920 with repoussé decoration of opposed moths

£200-300

36cm across

28cm diameter

£100-200

£200-300

112 FG358/1 SCOTTISH SCHOOL STAINED AND LEADED GLASS PANEL, CIRCA 1910 with central roundel depicting a landscape

115 FC736/9 MANNER OF TALWIN MORRIS TIN WALL MIRROR, CIRCA 1910 of rectangular outline, repoussé decorated with a frieze of heart motifs and set with blue stone cabochons 43cm x 23cm

£200-300

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116§ FE751/1 JESSIE MARION KING (1875-1949) “AUNTIE” signed lower right JESSIE M. KING, and inscribed “AUNTIE” AND WHAT WERE CHILDHOOD WANTING YOU?; pen, black ink and watercolour on vellum 24.8cm x 37cm

£2,000-3,000

117§ FG303/2C ERNEST ARCHIBALD TAYLOR (1874-1951) COASTAL SCENE watercolour, signed lower right E.A. TAYLOR 31cm x 52cm

£300-400

118 FD72/3C ATTRIBUTED TO ERNEST ARCHIBALD TAYLOR LANDSCAPE SCENE oil on board, unsigned and verso ORE/ CAFE-MUSIC/ RUE D’ANTIN, watercolour sketch for a jazz club, unsigned, 42cm x 26cm TWO OIL SKETCHES OF YOUNG GIRLS, oil on board, unsigned, 24cm x 16cm and 38cm x 36cm; and a FARMYARD SCENE, watercolour sketch, unsigned, 30cm x 38cm (4) Provenance: Greengate, Kirkcudbright

£300-500 119 FB594/5 ERNEST ARCHIBALD TAYLOR (1874-1951) ARRAN COTTAGES pastel, 19cm x 26cm and a companion SEATED FIGURE, pastel 26cm x 20cm, both unsigned together with; TELEGRAPH POLE, ARRAN, pastel, 25cm x 19cm; and a companion LANDSCAPE WITH BOULDER, pastel, 19cm x 26cm, both unsigned (4) £300-500

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120 EW528/2 ERNEST ARCHIBALD TAYLOR (1874-1951) FOR WYLIE & LOCHHEAD, GLASGOW ARTS & CRAFTS OAK AND INLAID SIDE CABINET, CIRCA 1910 the central section with two plate shelves above two drawers with inlaid vertical bands and silvered handles with two corresponding cupboards below, flanked by twin pedestals of cupboards and drawers, the whole raised on bracket feet, bears maker’s label 183cm wide, 180cm high, 60cm deep

£500-700

121§ FD72/3A ERNEST ARCHIBALD TAYLOR (1874-1951) ARRAN LANDSCAPE charcoal and watercolour, signed lower right E.A. TAYLOR, 29cm x 23cm; and a GROUP OF FIVE LANDSCAPE SKETCHES by the same hand, charcoal and watercolour, unsigned (5)

122§ FD72/3 ERNEST ARCHIBALD TAYLOR (1874-1951) TREE BY THE FENCE charcoal and watercolour, signed lower left E.A. TAYLOR, 18cm x 16cm; and a GROUP OF SEVEN LANDSCAPE SKETCHES, by the same hand, charcoal, pencil and watercolour, unsigned (8)

Provenance: Greengate, Kirkcudbright

Provenance: Greengate, Kirkcudbright

£250-400

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123 FG214/1 ALEXANDER RITCHIE (1856-1941) SILVER AND ENAMEL BROOCH, DATED 1922 of circular form cast with a longboat, maker’s marks for Darby & Sons (D&S), hallmarked Birmingham 1922, 2.7cm diameter; A SILVER & ENAMEL BROOCH AFTER ALEXANDER RITCHIE, 1940S, of circular form with Celtic knot design, maker’s marks for A. H. Darby & Sons (A.H.D.&S), indistinct Birmingham hallmarks, 3.4cm diameter; also an AGATE BROOCH, with white metal mounts, 4cm diameter; and a 9CT GOLD PROPELLING PENCIL, with inscribed band and seal terminal, 11cm long extended (4) Literature: MacArthur, E. Mairi ‘Iona Celtic Art’, Iona 2003, p40, ill. 8f

£200-300

124 FF196/2 ALEXANDER RITCHIE (1856-1941) SILVER CIGARETTE CASE, DATED 1923 of rounded rectangular outline, the hinged cover embossed with longboat and foliate panel enclosed by a Celtic band, stamped maker’s marks A.R./ IONA, hallmarked Birmingham 1923, 73g

125 FF157/13F ALEXANDER RITCHIE (1856-1941) CASED SET OF SIX SCOTTISH PROVINCIAL COFFEE SPOONS, 1928 of traditional Nunnery form with decorative stems and small pointed bowls, in original fitted case, maker’s mark AR, hallmarked Glasgow 1928, 4.6g (6)

9cm x 5.5cm

each 7.5cm long

£600-800

£300-500

126 FG302/3 ALEXANDER RITCHIE (1856-1941) CARVED OAK BOOK STAND, DATED 1902 the shaped side panels and back carved in bas relief with entwined beasts to the exterior, the lower stretcher with Celtic knot band, incised mark to the rear A.R./ IONA/ 1902 94cm wide, 34cm high, 23cm deep Literature: MacArthur, E. Mairi, ‘Iona Celtic Art: The Work of Alexander Ritchie’, Iona 2003, p.31 Note: Some of the earliest pieces from Alexander Richie’s own hand were in wood and this early piece dated 1902, and bearing rare markings, is likely to be one such piece.

£1,000-1,500

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127 FE298/2 ALEXANDER RITCHIE (1856-1941) CARVED WALNUT CENTRE TABLE, CIRCA 1920 the serpentine rectangular top, carved in bas relief with a band of Celtic beasts and knotwork, raised above a plain frieze and square tapered cabriole legs with carved knees 75.5cm wide, 74cm high, 46cm deep

£600-800

128 FG424/2 ALEXANDER RITCHIE (1856-1941) CIRCULAR BRASS CHARGER, CIRCA 1915 with repoussé decorated band to the rim, depicting Celtic knot panels spaced by four winged beasts with foliate branches in their jaws 46cm across

£300-500

129 FG424/1 ALEXANDER RITCHIE (1856-1941) RECTANGULAR COPPER WALL MIRROR, CIRCA 1915 the rectangular plate within frame with repoussé decoration of stylised plants with Celtic knotted roots and with trailing foliate frieze below on a hammered ground 55cm x 100cm Literature: MacArthur, E. Mairi ‘Iona Celtic Art’, Iona 2003, p. 27, ill. 3a, for similar example hanging in the shop interior on Iona.

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130 FG423/3 GEORGE BAIN (1881-1968) FOR QUAYLE & TRANTER LTD., KIDDERMINSTER CELTIC ‘HUNTING’ WOOL RUG, CIRCA 1948 the machine woven ivory field with central red octagonal Celtic knotwork medallion surrounded by huntsmen with dogs, deer, boar and horses within red and polychrome strapwork border 192cm x 121cm

£500-700

131* FF139/19 SCOTTISH CELTIC REVIVAL EMBROIDERED BEDSPREAD, CIRCA 1900 composed of blue linen panels linked by wool stitching and incorporating embroidered Celtic knots, a bird and a longboat 206cm x 241cm

£300-500

132 FG424/3 SCOTTISH ARTS & CRAFTS SILVER MOUNTED GLASS DECANTER & STOPPER, 1898 the body of dimpled gourd form with silver mounts and stopper, makers marks Robert and William Sorley, hallmarked Glasgow 1898 23cm high

£100-200

133 FG91/8 DUCHESS OF SUTHERLAND’S CRIPPLES GUILD PAIR OF SILVERED METAL SALTS, CIRCA 1905 each of tapered cylindrical form with reeded bands and stamped floret frieze, stamped maker’s mark DSCG, 6.5cm high; also an EPNS CRUET, formed as three thistle heads on a leafy base, 14cm high; and a SMALL PLATED TOAST RACK, 7.5cm long (4) £100-200

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134 FG424/9 DUNMORE POTTERY LARGE GARDEN SEAT, LATE 19TH CENTURY of barrel form, with applied moulded band of ivy, covered in a blue glaze, impressed mark DUNMORE 46cm high

£300-400


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135 FG11/14 SCOTTISH ARTS & CRAFTS PEWTER AND COPPER BOUND PRESENTATION CASKET, DATED 1911 the lid with copper band, embossed with Celtic knotwork, and enclosing panel with embossed inscription PRESENTED TO MRS KENNEDY FRAZER (SIC)/ ALONG WITH A GIFT FROM THE ROYAL/ BOUNTY BY A GROUP OF FRIENDS AND/ ADMIRERS IN RECOGNITION OF WHAT/ SHE HAS DONE FOR THE FOLK MUSIC/ OF SCOTLAND. FEB. 24. 1911. and with applied plaque to the underside, with embossed inscription YOU SING AND MY SOUL IS BORNE/ TO THE ISLES OF THE OUTER SEAS/ TO THE FAR WIND SCARRED/ WAVE WORN/ WILD HEBRIDES, the plain sides with riveted copper brackets to the angles 13.5cm wide, 8.5cm high, 8.5cm deep Literature: Cumming, Elizabeth 'Phoebe Anna Traquair', Edinburgh 2011, p. 77, figure 49 and p.81, fig 53

£1,500-2,000

The pianist and singer Marjory Kennedy-Fraser (1857–1930) was born in Perth to the Scottish singer David Kennedy. She accompanied her father on tour as a child around Scotland and Europe, where she played the piano and he sang. Between 1880 and 1890 Kennedy-Fraser experienced a series of tragic family losses which included the death of her three siblings in a theatre fire in Nice, the death of her father in 1886 and the death of her husband of pneumonia in 1890, after only three years of marriage. As a young widow with two small children she needed to make a living and so settled in Edinburgh as a music teacher and lecturer. She soon became part of the city's artistic avant-garde circles, striking up a close friendship with the painter John Duncan, with whom she shared a deep interest in the Celtic Revival, and meeting leading lights of the Scottish Arts & Crafts movement; Alexander Carmichael, Patrick Geddes and Phoebe Anna Traquair. She had been inspired by the multilingual atmosphere she experienced as a music student in Paris to look for her own Gaelic roots and, as a result of a trip to Eriskay with Duncan in 1905, resolved to collect the Gaelic songs of the Outer Hebrides. She was the first collector in Scotland to use recording techniques – and arranged them with piano accompaniments. Kennedy-Fraser published these songs in three volumes entitled "Songs of the Hebrides", with a fourth volume published a few years later called "From the Hebrides". These publications together with frequent performances throughout Britain and internationally made the songs famous throughout the world. An ardent nationalist with an international perspective, it was her ambition to show the world the musical wealth of Scotland, and she fought extensively for a music college in Scotland, in order to make higher music education available for talented Scots from all strata of society. This presentation box was made and presented to her in early recognition of her work, for which she was eventually honoured with a C.B.E. in 1928, two years before her death in 1930. Her archive is now in the collection of Edinburgh University Library. The inscriptions and decoration on this box show a number of characteristics found on the work of the Edinburgh based designer and artist Phoebe Anna Traquair; most particularly in two plaques mounted in St John's Episcopal Church in Alloa dated 1901 and 1902, and in several of her mounted enamels such as the 'Ten Virgins Casket' of 1907. This repoussé work was not generally executed by Traquair, however, but delegated to others to her instructions.

John Duncan: Marjory Kennedy Fraser, 1857 1930. Musician and collector of Hebridean songs. © Scottish National Portrait Gallery

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136 FG437/7 PHEOBE ANNA TRAQUAIR (1852-1936) ‘THE KISS’, CIRCA 1903 enamel with foil on copper, signed with monogram verso and with inscription THE KISS, the whole set within later silver mount by Linda Margaret Hodge, bears maker’s marks LMH, hallmarked Edinburgh 1979 enamel 4.5cm across, the whole, 5.5cm across Literature: Cumming, Elizabeth, 'Phoebe Anna Traquair', 1993, p. 75 Cumming, Elizabeth 'Phoebe Anna Traquair', Edinburgh 2011, pp.72-75, illus. no. 47 Note: Traquair started working in enamels whilst staying at Castlecraig in Peeblesshire, the home of Lord and Lady Gibson Carmichael. Lady Carmichael had studied with Alexander Fisher, and was already creating works in the art and had an enamelling workshop. Initially her work was based on the historic enamels she had studied in the Carmichaels extensive collections, and indeed she collaborated with Carmichaels on several works. By 1902 she had begun to produce enamels in her own style, and had

become skilled at handling minerals and firing temperatures, attempting a wide range of work and mixing the spiritual and secular. The present lot, dated to around 1903, share its subject with a triptych of the same date, and demonstrates Traquair’s mastery of the medium, with its embossed surface, glowing colours and finely painted surface. Traquair exhibited twenty-two enamels at the Arts & Crafts exhibition in London, including a pendant of similar form to the present lot, commissioned by Sir Robert Lorimer, with whom she would collaborate on a number of projects in later years.

£3,000-5,000

137 FG437/2 PHOEBE ANNA TRAQUAIR (1852-1936) PORTRAIT OF A GIRL oil on canvas, signed lower right with monogram and dated ‘91 24.5cm x 20cm Literature: Cumming, Elizabeth, ‘Phoebe Anna Traquair’, 1993 Note: Phoebe Anna Traquair’s accomplishment in the crafts of mural painting, manuscript illumination, furniture decoration, bookbinding, embroidery and enamelling was well recognised both during her lifetime and in recent years. Her portraits have perhaps received less scholarly attention, though Elizabeth Cumming acknowledged her skill in this medium when describing her as a “painter whose depths of analysis and skill with tone and colour, seen especially in her selfportrait rank her at least equal to Gwen John”. This ‘Portrait of a Girl’ highlights her ability to evoke an ethereal mood, redolent of the ‘spiritual’ nature of much of her work, while accurately conveying the emotion of the sitter.

£3,000-5,000

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138 FG437/1 SIR ROBERT LORIMER (1864-1929) WALNUT LIBRARY DESK, CIRCA 1927 made by Whytock & Reid, Edinburgh, the semi-concave rectangular top with open staged back flanked by four short drawers with burr veneers having curved carved and moulded handles, raised above a single burr veneered frieze drawer with cast bronze dolphin handles, on lyre-shaped end standards and trestle feet, united by a cusped serpentine stretcher, stamped with maker’s mark to the drawer WHYTOCK & REID, EDINBURGH 151cm wide, 94cm high, 65cm deep Provenance: Alexander Mackay Esq., Glencruitten House, Oban, Argyll Liierature: Christopher Hussey, The Works of Sir Robert Lorimer; Country Life, 1931, p.106, and illus. pl.224 Note: The design and construction of the library at Glencruitten in 1927-8 was one of Lorimer’s last major country house commissions and included some of his last designs for furniture. “(Lorimer) was aiming at something larger than had satisfied him formerly. He went back to early Renaissance models - indeed he had recently been to Rome and returned full of ideas but simplified them into something essentially modern. The stool and writing table (the current lot) are eminently functional, in that they perform their purpose with a minimum of fuss, but at the same time rejoice the eye with their varied surfaced and vital lines...For these pieces Lorimer supplied the rough sketch, Whytock & Reid’s detailing the woods.”

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139 FG302/4 SIR ROBERT LORIMER (1864-1929) DISPLAY CABINET ON CHEST, CIRCA 1920 walnut veneered, the projected moulded arched cornice, over a single door with bevelled plate glass enclosing adjustable shaped shelves, two short over two quarter veneered drawers with cast silvered bronze dolphin handles and inset mother of pearl escutcheons, the whole raised on bun feet 88cm wide, 246cm high, 29cm deep

£3,000-5,000

140 FF175/29 SIR ROBERT LORIMER (1864-1929) MAHOGANY CHILD’S COT, CIRCA 1920 made by Whytock & Reid, Edinburgh, the head and foot boards with figured veneers, each flanked by square uprights surmounted by carved animal figures, the adjustable slatted sides with brass fittings, the whole raised on moulded square legs terminating in scroll-carved pad feet 144cm long, 125cm high, 38cm deep Literature: Savage, Peter ‘Lorimer and the Edinburgh Craft Designers’, Edinburgh 1980, pl. 219, where newel posts on the main staircase at Lympne Castle in Kent (1907) show similar animal designs.

£1,000-1,500

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141 FF175/49 WHYTOCK & REID, EDINBURGH FOUR WALNUT PARLOUR CHAIRS, CIRCA 1920 each with hooped backs, centred by scrolling rail above a drop-in seat on leaf carved cabriole legs to the front, with pad feet (4) £400-600

142 FF175/19 WHYTOCK & REID, EDINBURGH WALNUT LONG STOOL, 1920S the rectangular upholstered drop-in seat, raised on scrolling cabriole legs, carved to the capitals with foliage in shallow relief and terminating in pad feet 130cm long, 44cm high, 55cm deep

£500-700

143 FF175/35 WHYTOCK & REID, EDINBURGH MAHOGANY PLANTER, 1920S of rectangular outline fitted with a separate metal liner, the angles with reeded detail extending to the stylised pad feet and with shallow relief carving of flowers and foliage to the capitals, the veneered and figured sides with corresponding carving to the lower frieze 89cm wide, 66cm high, 44cm deep

£500-800

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144 FG437/8 MANNER OF SIR ROBERT LORIMER PAIR OF OAK TABLE CANDLESTICKS, CIRCA 1910 each with faceted octagonal columns above corresponding spreading bases and with painted steel and brass nozzles (2) 20cm high

£300-400

145 FG228/1 EDINBURGH ARTS & CRAFTS SCHOOL GUARDIAN ANGELS, CIRCA 1915 watercolour and oil on wood panel 40.5cm x 30.5cm

£300-500

146 FF175/40 WHYTOCK & REID, EDINBURGH THREE SEAT UPHOLSTERED SOFA, 1920S with single squab cushion raised on ogee carved stained mahogany feet 187cm wide, 97cm high

£250-400

147 FG270/1 MANNER OF SIR ROBERT LORIMER OAK ARTS & CRAFTS ESTATE TABLE, CIRCA 1920 the rectangular moulded top with inset writing surface, raised above a moulded frieze and turned and blocked legs with spirally fluted decoration, terminating in facetted bun feet 216cm long, 77cm high, 107cm wide

£500-700

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148 FG149/4 MANNER OF SIR ROBERT LORIMER WROUGHT IRON FENDER, CIRCA 1900 the fender of scrolling outline with pierced scrollwork trivet platform, the sides with riveted decoration 114cm wide, 14cm high, 32cm deep

£300-500


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149 FF175/51 THOMAS HADDEN (1871-1940) WROUGHT IRON GARDEN GATE, CIRCA 1910 worked with central panel of fruiting rowan enclosed by a barred field, the scrollwork surmount with lily flowerhead finial 90.5cm wide, 170cm high

£1,000-1,500

150 FG302/8A ATTRIBUTED TO THOMAS HADDEN WROUGHT IRON ASH SHOVEL, CIRCA 1910 with tapered pan with applied scrolled bracket and slender stem with openwork handle and thistle head finial

151 FG256/1 ARCHITECTURE & GARDENING HUSSEY, CHRISTOPHER THE WORK OF SIR ROBERT LORIMER. LONDON, 1931 4to, original cloth gilt, lacking dustwrapper £150-250

90cm long

£250-350

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152 FD39/2 JOHN MONCRIEFF LTD, PERTH ‘MONART’ GLASS TABLE LAMP, CIRCA 1930 the mushroom shade on baluster base with applied foot, the mottled orange and yellow glass with green, orange and aventurine inclusions, bears original maker’s label, MONCRIEFF SCOTLAND/ MONART GLASS/ P/ 23.39*, original brass fittings 33cm high

£800-1,200

153 FC378/23 JOHN MONCRIEFF LTD., PERTH ‘MONART’ GLASS VASE, CIRCA 1930 of tapering form, mottled orange, yellow and amethyst inclusions, bears paper label MONART GLASS/ MONCRIEFF SCOTLAND/ VI.S.68

155 FD39/1 YSART BROTHERS GLASS, PERTH ‘VASART’ GLASS TABLE LAMP, CIRCA 1950 of ‘tulip’ form, the ruby glass body with amethyst and aventurine inclusions, with pulled rim and applied foot 29cm high

£200-300

26cm high

£250-400 154 FE497/4 JOHN MONCRIEFF LTD., PERTH ‘MONART’ GLASS ‘PAISLEY PATTERN’ CIRCULAR BOWL, CIRCA 1930 of circular everted form, the green ground with swirling silver overlay, bears maker’s paper label, III.V.108 31cm diameter

£200-300

156 FG437/12 STRATHEARN GLASS ‘TULIP’ TABLE LAMP, 1960S with polychrome band on a mottled red ground 28cm high

£80-120 157§ FF23/13 KEITH HENDERSON (1883-1982) COLLECTION OF LANDSCAPE STUDIES mixed media (qty) £200-300

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158§ FF23/14 KEITH HENDERSON (1883-1982) COLLECTION OF FIGURATIVE STUDIES mixed media (qty) £200-300 159 FG243/8 WILLIAM GORDON BURN-MURDOCH (1862-1939) A PROCESSION OF SCOTTISH HISTORY, EARLY 20TH CENTURY ‘Showing the Succession of Scottish Kings and the Principal Figures of their Reigns, from the Time of Duncan and Macbeth, in their Proper Arms and Costumes’, approx. 20 sets of 10 lithographs (sold with all faults) Total length 1402cm, depth 50.8cm deep

£300-500

160 FA905/1 MORTON, YOUNG & BORLAND THREE RETAILER’S ‘MADRAS’ SAMPLES, CIRCA 1910 woven as a scene of medieval figures in a landscape, displaying seven colourways, 450cm x 100cm; woven with birds flying through trees, 320cm x 109cm, and the same pattern with nine colourways, 580cm x 130cm each colourway with paper label displaying serial numbers (3) Note: Morton, Young & Borland was founded in 1900 by Thomas Morton and Alex Young as a manufacturer of Scotch Leno Gauze Weave, more commonly known as Madras and is the only company in the world still producing this fabric today.

£200-300


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161 FG420/1 RICHARD AMOUR FOR BOUGH POTTERY, EDINBURGH CIRCULAR WALL PLATE, DATED 1934 decorated with summer flowers, painted marks R.A./ BOUGH/ 1934, 24cm diameter; also a PAIR OF BOUGH SIDE PLATES, decorated with blossom and fruits, painted marks 357/ R.A./ BOUGH, 18cm diameter; a BOUGH FROUIT BOWL, with streaked yellow glaze, painted marks 170Y/ R.A./ BOUGH, 25cm diameter; and a SMALL BOUGH MILK JUG, 7.5cm high (5) £200-300

162 FG302/6 JOHN R. CHART (DESIGNER) AND LOUISA M. CHART (EMBROIDERER) ST MARGARET OF SCOTLAND, CIRCA 1936 worked with coloured silks on a buff lined ground and bearing embroidered inscription S: MARGARETA: REGINA: SCOTORUM, bears label verso 40cm x 44cm Literature: Cumming, Elizabeth ‘Hand, Heart and Soul’, Edinburgh 2006, 75, 77 and 78. Exhibited: Paris, International Exhibition, 1937 Society of Scottish Artists, 1938 London, Arts & Crafts Exhibition, 1939

£400-600

163 FD782/1 MARY NEWBERY STURROCK (1892-1985) ‘ANEMONES, TAORMINA’ ink and watercolour, signed with initials lower right, M.N.S. and inscribed ANEMONES/ TAORMINA, 27cm x 20cm; and two other flower studies by the same hand, signed with initials in pencil M.N.S., 27cm x 20cm (3) £500-700

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164§ YE2013/3 EDWARD BAIRD (1904-1949) DESIGN FOR A MURAL ‘CARVING IN PLASTER’ Signed and inscribed, pencil and watercolour on paper 60cm x 45cm Provenance: Mrs Ann Baird Mrs Jean Fairweather Exhibited: Edinburgh, National Gallery of Modern Art exhibition, ‘Edward Baird’, 29th February - 17th May 1992

£600-800

165 FF145/3 ELIZABETH MARY WATT (1886-1954) COVERED EARTHENWARE BOWL, COVER & STAND, CIRCA 1920 decorated with honesty on a purple ground, painted initials EMW, 14cm wide; and an ANN MCBETH COFFEE CAN & SAUCER, decorated with flowers on an orange lustre ground, painted initials AMCB; and a SCOTTISH POTTERY VASE, painted with apples, painted initials to base J.B./ 1922, 21cm high (3) £200-300

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166§ FG11/4 MARY NEWBERY STURROCK (1892-1985) STILL LIFE signed and dated lower left M.N. STURROCK, 1928

168 FG223/3 JAMES HARVEY CLARK ARSA (1885-1980) HORSE AND CART Bronze, signed in the bronze J.H. CLARK

27cm x 30cm

28cm long

£200-300

Literature: McEwan, Peter J.M. ‘Dictionary of Scottish Art’, 1988, p.130

167§ FG340/1 MARGERY CLINTON (1931-2005) POTTERY TABLE LAMP, CIRCA 1980 covered with orange and gold coloured glazed on a white ground 29cm high

Note: Last of the ‘Old Guard’ of Scottish sculptors, Clark worked as an assistant to several monumental sculptors including Alice Meredith Williams and J. Beattie, before setting up on his own in 1929. Some of his most important work was involved in modelling maquettes from which the woodcarvers W&A Clow worked.

£200-300

£300-500


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Murray McCheyne was a sculptor and teacher who attended Edinburgh College of Art from 1930-35, studying under Alexander Carrick. Between 1936-38 he furthered his knowledge by travelling to Copenhagen, Athens and Florence. In the 1950s and 1960s he became Master of Sculpture at King’s College, University of Newcastle and whilst there undertook various public commissions. In the mid-1950s he came under the influence of Henry Moore, for example his ‘Family Group’ of 1959 for Shieldfield, Newcastle. The original is now lost however a smaller version is at the Laing Art Gallery in Newcastle. He exhibited regularly at The Royal Scottish Academy Exhibition from 1935 to 1952, at the Royal Glasgow Institute from 1938-1953 and at the Palace of Arts, Empire Exhibition Scotland in 1938.

‘Xoanon’ in the studio, 1950s

169§ FG282/1 JOHN ROBERT MURRAY MCCHEYNE (1911-1982) ‘XOANON’ carved sycamore, raised on a plinth 227cm high Provenance: Studio of the artist, and by descent Note: A xoanon was an Archaic wooden cult image of Ancient Greece.

£1,000-1,500

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170§ FG282/2 JOHN ROBERT MURRAY MCCHEYNE (1911-1982) ‘MELIA’ carved mahogany bust 61cm high Provenance: Studio of the artist, and by descent Note: Meliae are a class of nymphs in Greek mythology

£300-500

171§ FG282/3 JOHN ROBERT MURRAY MCCHEYNE (1911-1982) WOMAN WITH STARS plaster relief panel 79cm x 23cm Provenance: Studio of the artist, and by descent

£300-500

172§ FG282/4 JOHN ROBERT MURRAY MCCHEYNE (1911-1982) ‘TARSA’ felt tip pen, signed, inscribed and dated lower right MCCHEYNE/ TARSA/ ‘73, 33cm x 46cm; and another by the same hand ‘DOUBLE ARMATURE’ felt tip pen, signed and dated lower right MCCHEYNE ‘69, 25cm x 38cm (2) Provenance: Studio of the artist, and by descent

£200-300

173§ FG282/5 JOHN ROBERT MURRAY MCCHEYNE (1911-1982) LATTICE NO. 4 (SHIELDFIELD) 1975 watercolour and felt tip pen, signed and dated upper right MCCHEYNE ‘75, 29cm x 40cm; and two other studies by the same hand, BLACK ON RED LATTICE’ watercolour and felt tip pen, signed and dated lower right MCCHEYNE ‘70, 51cm x 38cm ‘BLUE LATTICE’ watercolour and felt tip pen, signed and dated lower right MCCHEYNE ‘70, 49cm x 75cm (3) Provenance: Studio of the artist, and by descent

£300-500

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Edinburgh Weavers was founded in 1928 by the textile manufacturer James Morton (1867-1943) as an experimental design and marketing unit of Morton Sundour Fabrics. Originally based in Edinburgh, the firm merged with Morton Sundour Fabrics’ weaving factory in Carlisle in 1931. They achieved success in the UK and US under the enlightened directorship of Alastair Morton (1910-63), who commissioned freelance designers and artists to produce work for interpretation as printed and woven fabrics. Following Alastair Morton’s death, Edinburgh Weavers was taken over by Courtaulds in 1963. 174§ FG302/7 SCOTTIE WILSON (1891-1972) FOR EDINBURGH WEAVERS ‘SCOTTIE PANEL’, CIRCA 1954 printed cotton satin, backed with linen 198cm x 136cm (including added border)

£800-1,200

175§ FG422/2 WILLIAM SCOTT (1913-1989) FOR EDINBURGH WEAVERS LENGTH OF ‘SKAILL’ PATTERN FABRIC, CIRCA 1959 Jacquard woven wool 196cm and 199cm long, 123cm wide

£400-600

176 FG422/1 ALLAN JARVIS FOR EDINBURGH WEAVERS LENGTH OF ‘CENTAUR’ PATTERN FABRIC, CIRCA 1961 Jacquard woven rayon, cotton and flax

177§ FG302/7A ALAN REYNOLDS (b. 1926) FOR EDINBURGH WEAVERS LENGTH OF ‘CRYSTALLINE IMAGE’ PATTERN FABRIC, CIRCA 1962 Jacquard woven rayon and linen

253cm x 123cm wide

235cm x 120cm

£200-300

£600-800

178§ FF121/1 MAUREEN HODGE (b. 1941) WOVEN TAPESTRY HANGING, CIRCA 1970 of shaped outline with abstracted check design and with asymmetric hanging black wool threads and knotted cotton threads, brass hanging pole 157cm x 85cm

£200-300

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179 FF171/1 MICHAEL OSBORNE CANADIAN OAK AND BIRCH VENEERED DRESSER, CIRCA 1988 with central open shelves above a movable cabinet flanked by columns of graduated drawers, surmounted by open shelves 184cm wide, 189cm high, 42cm deep Note: This dresser was the winner of the Cassina Prize in 1988

£700-900

180 FG226/1 FRANCES DOROTHY MATTHEW COLLECTION OF ARTS & CRAFTS JEWELLERY, EARLY 20TH CENTURY comprising TWO PENNANULAR BROOCHES, one with applied leaves and cabochon stone set pin, 4.5cm across, the other with applied scrollwork, 18cm across; a MOONSTONE SET RING, a SOLITAIRE RING; and a LINK BRACELET, all unmarked; also a NORMAN GRANT SILVER BROOCH, 4cm across (6)

181 FG226/2 FRANCES DOROTHY MATTHEW COLLECTION OF ARTS & CRAFTS CUTLERY, EARLY 20TH CENTURY comprising SIX COFFEE SPOONS, each with inset green cabochon stones; TWO PRESERVE SPOONS, each with scrollwork terminals; a PAIR OF BUTTER KNIVES, with openwork terminals; and a CAKE SLICE, with similar terminal (11)

Provenance: By family descent

£200-300

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182§ FG437/21 GORDON LOCHHEAD (b. 1950) TORSO aluminium, signed LOCHHEAD, on enamelled resin plinth 18cm high

£300-500 183-199 No lots


Decorative Arts DESIGN FROM 1860 Wednesday, 6th November, 2013 33 Broughton Place, Edinburgh

ARCHIBALD KNOX (1864-1933) FOR LIBERTY & CO., LONDON SET OF TWELVE CASED SILVER & ENAMEL SPOONS ÂŁ1,000-1,500

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A rare Queen Anne Union weight commencing at 2pm

200 FE691/8 A rare Queen Anne ‘Union’ 8lb weight the brass weight of circular outline with sunken centre, engraved with crown above ‘PRIMO MAII, AR, ANo Doni 1707, A REGNI VI, VIII AUER’, the rim inscribed ‘D.LK’ with various weights and measures marks struck throughout 14cm diameter, 3.2cm high Note: The act of Union in 1707 demanded many changes within Scotland and this is seen not only in currency and minting of coins, but also weights and measures; attempting to bring Scotland into line with the English systems and standards. There had been many previous attempts to standardise weights and measures within Scotland and England before but it would not be until 1707 when this effort was made. However it did not take hold completely until the 1824 act and the issue of Imperial weights in 1826 this would formally and almost finally bring Scottish weights and measures into line with England. This weight would originally have formed part of stacking set (not dis similar to those commonplace on shop keepers counters). In 1707 it is recorded that 21 sets were commissioned however only parts of 14 sets are still known to survive, mainly still residing within council and museum collections. These sets would have represented the towns official weights which all other merchants weights would have had to be tested against to be sure of honest dealings.

£800-1,200

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Hallmarked Silver Edinburgh and Glasgow (post 1819)

201 FG289/1 A modern model of a stag Sheffield 1996, naturalistically formed as a standing red deer stag on natural rocky base 26.5cm high

£400-600

202 EY476/8 MOUNTAINEERING INTEREST: An unusual natural Scottish stone and silver centrepiece IA, Edinburgh, the oval plain onyx base with onset lapis lazuli as the water and a model in silver of an old stone bridge with tracks in the ground, mountain rescue figures in gilt and silver with a stretcher at the bottom of a mountain depicted as a slate pinnacle in naturalistic rock outcrop Max width 32cm, silver 25cm wide by 15cm

£400-600

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203 FB125/5 A pair of modern bowling prizes the silver plaques unmarked, the hardwood bowls of standard form, each set with twin plaques, numbered ‘1’ and ‘2’ respectively, and to the opposing plaques ‘Perth Postal Bowling Club presented by A J Cameron won by J Tulloch 1927’, each on turned wooden stand overall height 23cm

£120-180

204 FG281/8 A modern seal skin sporran Hamilton & Inches, Edinburgh 1965, the hoop top cantle with three finials and applied armorial, white seal skin pouch with red leather backing and three tassels cantle 15.5cm wide

£300-500

205 FE217/1 A modern sporran T Ebutt, Edinburgh 1954, the simple hoop cantle with punched ring and dot decoration and triangular border with seal skin body with three tassels with simple bells, with silver plated long link sporran chain cantle 15cm wide

£150-250


LY O N & T U R N B U L L Scottish Silver and Accessories

206 FB125/14 A pair of Celtic revival napkin rings G & J Morgan (of Kirkfieldbank Lanarkshire), Edinburgh 1948, of half hooped form with heavy cast Celtic knotwork and bosses, with beast head terminals (2)

209 FF438/1 A cased pair of shoe buckles Hamilton & Inches, Edinburgh 1936, of shaped rectangular outline with pierced interlaced borders, in original fitted case

5.5cm wide, each 44g

210 FG91/5 A matched pair of modern cricket trophies R Swayers, Edinburgh 1912 and 1913, the simple frame supports holding leather cricket balls, inscribed with presentation inscriptions (2)

£200-300 207 FG404/24 A modern Scottish market novelty cruet set Charles William Burrows, Birmingham 1945, each cruet modelled as a thistle head with raised foliate detail, the stand with three naturalistic feet modelled as a large thistle leaf 11.5cm high, 6.7oz

£150-180 208 FB125/12 A wooden quaich mounts unmarked, the deep bowl with twin integral lugs, set with thistles displayed, the centre of the bowl with circular boss engraved d ‘GU MA SLAN A CHI MI’; together with a modern silver mounted wooden quaich by P Campbell of Tobermory, Edinburgh 1992, of conventional form with Celtic borders and twin lugs 18.5cm and 12cm wide across lugs Note: Sold with accompanying letters for Victoria & Albert museum discussing the earlier quaich and the inscriptions. The Gaelic inscription translates as ‘Here’s that healthy him (or her) I may see’

4.2cm wide, each 10.5g

£150-250

17cm and 16cm high

£300-400 211 FF196/1 A Scottish market novelty pin cushion Birmingham 1908, formed as a glengarry with applied thistle badge, facetted citrine flowerhead, the centre of the cap as a tartan covered pin cushion 10cm long

£200-300 212 FB125/13 An Edwardian horse hoof mount inkwell Mackay & Chisholm, Edinburgh 1908, the horse hoof with steel shoe, the silver mounts with flush hinged cover inscribed ‘Duckling 1908’

213 FB125/34 A Scottish Victorian saucer MacKay & Chisolm. Edinburgh 1898, of circular outline with scalloped rim; together with an unusual taster in the shape of a stylised thistle head, Sheffield 1894, (2) Combined weight 3oz

£200-250 214 FF412/11 The Challenge Shield shield by R Stewart, Glasgow 1895 with later border, Glasgow 1907, of pointed oval outline, the central cartouche formed from a gothic arch with figures, numerous presentation inscriptions, in an oak and glazed frame 30cm long

£300-500 215 FG404/22 A Victorian silver mounted quaich Hamilton & Inches, Edinburgh 1894, the wooden body with carved Celtic knot design, the handles with similar design, silver mounts to the rim and foot, the bowl set with a shilling Diameter across handles 13cm

£80-120

216 FE427/1 An unusual Victorian Scottish three piece tea set Walter Crichton, Edinburgh 1871 comprising teapot, twin handled sugar bowl, a milk jug, each of straight sided panelled octagonal form with engraved foliate and displayed flowerhead panels, with cast arched rim and curved spout (3) teapot 14cm high, combined weight 34.6oz

£400-600 217 FG284/3 A Scottish silver mounted sword belt Edinburgh 1868, mounts all with stylized thistles and engraved with the Royal Arms; together with a dagger with a carved wood grip, bifurcated pommel, corroded double edge blade in leather sheath £300-400 218 FG235/20 A Victorian teapot G & M Crichton, Edinburgh 1864, of tall ovoid form, chased and embossed foliate decoration, large vacant ovoid cartouches, fluted scroll spout and S scroll handle 24cm high, 25.7oz

£400-600

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219 FG91/13 A collection of Scottish hallmarked teaspoons various dates and makers, mainly Glasgow hallmarks together with Edinburgh examples (qty) 12.7oz

£120-180 220 EY476/4 A good collection of Scottish flatware to include to include a matched set of five tablespoons of Old English pattern, with two matching dessert spoons; a set of five Fiddle pattern teaspoons by William Arthur, Glasgow 1858; a set of ten Queen’s pattern teaspoons Mackay & Chisolm Edinburgh 1846; and a pair of Queen’s pattern tablespoons (qty) combined weight 26.5oz

£400-450 221 FD330/26 A Victorian curling medal T&D, Glasgow 1856, of oval outline with acanthus border, crossed brooms and curling stone suspension, the obverse engraved ‘The Saltcoats Curling Club 1856, this medal to be competed for annually’ with curling stone below, the reverse blank. contained in the original fitted case 9.1cm long, 61.4g

£250-350

222 FD770/1 A William IV punch bowl J McKay, Edinburgh 1834, of tapered hemispherical form with chased trailing border of scrolls and foliage, inscribed ‘Fife Hunt Race 9th September 1855’, raised on domed foot with chased foliate border 27.5cm diameter, 37.5oz

£800-1,200

227 FG350/39 Two Victorian Scottish school medals unmarked, of oval outline with cast suspender inscribed to obverse ‘Commercial and Mathematical Department High School Stirling’ and to reverse ‘First Prize for Penmanship awarded to David Cathcart 28th June 1860’; together with a smaller circular example by Robert Gray & Sons of Glasgow, engraved to obverse ‘Glasgow Academy 24th Feby 1814 J Denholm’ and to reverse ‘Given as the 1st prize at the end of a course to Mr Rt Lamb’ (2) 7.6cm long and 4cm diameter

223 FG350/50 A set of six Victorian egg spoons John Muirhead Jnr, Glasgow 1851, of Fiddle pattern with script initial ‘R’ to terminal; together with three dessert spoons, Glasgow 1819 (9)

225 FG235/18 A George III goblet James McKay, Edinburgh 1818, the plain tapered bowl above a waisted and knopped stem, the spreading domed foot with chased gadrooned border

6.5oz

12.5cm high, 4.4oz

£120-180

£300-500

224 FB340/13 A Victorian fruit strainer D C Rait, Glasgow 1841, the pierced oval bowl with twin shaped cast scroll and shell handles

226 FG1/2 A George III soup ladle George Fenwick, Edinburgh 1816, of Oar pattern with foliate script initial ‘M’ to terminal

20cm wide, 4oz

36cm long, 6.9oz

£400-600

£150-180

£200-300 228 FE359/61 A set of four George III salts W & P Cunningham, Edinburgh 1812, of rectangular outline with gadrooned rims and gilt shallow bowls raised on a waisted stem and domed rectangular foot (4) 8.5cm wide, 9oz

£300-500 229 FG350/27 A set of six George III tablespoons Alexander Edmonston, Edinburgh 1809, of Oar Pattern with vacant terminals (6) 23cm long, 12.6oz

£200-300

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230 FF180/3 A George IV three piece tea set Robert Gray & Sons, Glasgow 1826, comprising teapot, twin handled sugar bowl and a milk jug, each tapered body with gadrooned lower section and trailing fruiting vine borders with ovolo rim and reeded naturalistic loop handles, the spout with finely chased foliate and scroll decoration (3) teapot 16.5cm high, 51oz

£2,000-2,500 231 FG1/3 A George III three piece tea set Robert Gray & Sons (of Glasgow), Edinburgh 1812, comprising teapot, twin handled sugar bowl and milk jug, each with bellied bodies with gadrooned rim and angular reeded handles, raised on ball feet (3) teapot 16.5cm high, 33.5oz

£700-900

232 FF412/9 A George III communion cup J Newlands & P Grierson (of Glasgow), Edinburgh 1810, the slightly tapered bowl with everted rim inscribed ‘Glasgow 1811 Associated Congregation of Shuttle Street Instituted 1739’, raised on a slender baluster stem with a domed and stepped spreading foot 23cm high, 21.5oz Provenance: Martyrs’ Parish Church, Glasgow

£700-900

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233 FG331/3 A pair of George III wine coasters Francis Howden, Edinburgh 1808, of circular outline with slight baluster gadrooned sides and reeded rim, the silver lined bases with engraved crest and motto within garter (2) 14cm diameter Heraldry: The crest and motto of FERGUSON

£1,200-1,500

234 EAB984/32 A George III wine funnel James McKay, Edinburgh 1810, the bellied bowl with integral pierced strainer and gadrooned rim, the tapered curved spout with three staves 13cm high, 3.3oz

£300-500

235 FF180/4 A George III wine funnel Robert Gray & Sons of Glasgow (probably), Edinburgh circa 1800, the wide shallow bowl with simple pierced decoration, reeded rim and simple clip, the tapered spout section with muslin ring and three strengthening staves 14cm high, 4.2oz

£600-800

236 EY476/7 A George III twin handled sugar bowl George Fenwick Edinburgh 1809, the baluster body with fluted lower section, the twin handles with acanthus details and bird mask terminals, the everted rim with foliate scroll details and gadrooned sections, raised on four simple paw feet; together with a mug retailed by MUIRHEAD Edinburgh, Edinburgh 1885, of can form raised on three ball feet and a whisky Noggin by Hamilton and Inches (3) sugar bowl 21cm wide, 12oz

£700-900

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237 FD330/27 A pair of George III communion cups James Glen (of Glasgow), Edinburgh 1807, the deep tapered bowl with slight out turned rim, raised on a knopped baluster stem and domed stepped foot (2) 25cm high, combined weight 40oz

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238 FG235/16 A George III vegetable dish and cover McHattie & Fenwick, Edinburgh 1802, of circular outline, the shallow dish with reeded rim and twin loop handles, the pull off domed cover with engraved intertwined ribbon and foliate border, with a cast heraldic finial 28cm wide, 29oz

£1,500-2,000

239 FB777/3 A George III salver Francis Howden Edinburgh 1801, of circular outline with reeded rim and engraved script initial P to centre, raised on three simple bracket feet 20cm diameter, 11.6oz

£300-500 240 FG3/1 A George III soup ladle John Zeigler, Edinburgh 1798, of Celtic point pattern with engraved script initial N to terminal 39cm long, 6.5oz

£150-200

241 FG350/40 A collection of Scottish teaspoons to include three Scots Fiddle examples, two by Patrick Robertson of Edinburgh, one James Erskine of Aberdeen; together with a pair of Inverness teaspoons by Charles Jamieson (5)

243 FG91/11 A collection of George III tablespoons various dates and makers, all with Edinburgh hallmarks, to include; James Douglas, William Marshall, Alexander Ziegler and William Robertson etc (8)

£180-220

£250-350

242 FB777/22 A George II / III annular brooch John Robertson of Edinburgh, maker’s mark only, of simple annular form with integral swing pin

244 FG91/7 A matched set of six tablespoons five Edinburgh 1795 (makers mark lacking), the other F&Ss, Edinburgh 1827, of single struck Old English and Thread pattern with engraved script initials ‘GR’ to terminal (6)

25mm diameter, 2.8g

£120-180

14oz

22.5cm long, 11.9oz

£200-250

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245 FG331/9 A pair of George III salvers William Robertson, Edinburgh 1794, of circular outline with reeded rim and engraved armorial to centre, raised on three stepped bracket feet (2) 21.5cm diameter, combined weight 30oz

£1,200-1,500 246 FG350/22 A set of twelve George III tablespoons Alexander Spence, Edinburgh 1794, of Celtic Point pattern with bright cut engraved borders and cartouche, foliate script initials ‘AP’ and numbered 1 - 12 (12) 24.5cm long, combined weight 25oz

£400-600 247 FG235/17 An unusual George III sander William Dempster, Edinburgh, circa 1790, the rounded rectangular body of oval section with pull out opening revealing pierced section 10.5cm long, 3.8oz

£350-450 248 FG350/37 Two George III serving spoons Francis Howden, Edinburgh 1789, of Celtic Point pattern with crest and motto to terminal; together with a Fiddle pattern example, William Auld, Edinburgh 1811 (2) 32cm and 31cm long, combined weight 6oz

£300-400

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249 FB777/2 A George III teapot stand Patrick Robertson, Edinburgh 1789, of simple oval outline with engraved border and ribboned formed cartouche with crest and motto, raised on four fluted bracket feet 17.5cm wide, 5.3oz Heraldry: With crest and motto VIRTUS IN ARDUIS for MACQUEEN of Ridgmount House, Bedfordshire

£300-400 250 FG350/36 A George III serving spoon William & Patrick Cunningham, Edinburgh 1786, of single struck Fiddle and Shell pattern with crest and motto to terminal 13.5cm long, 3.1oz

£200-300

251 FG235/22 A George III sauceboat Francis Howden, Edinburgh 1784 (duty head lacking), of shallow bellied form with everted rim and wide spout, flying acanthus capped S scroll handle and raised on three shell terminal hoof feet

253 FB125/19 A set of George III tablespoons James Hewitt, Edinburgh 1781, of Hanoverian pattern with script initials ‘JCB’ to terminal (6) 22cm long, 12.6oz

£300-500

19.5cm long, 8oz

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254 FG331/2 A George III cowrie shell snuff box John Robertson of Edinburgh, makers mark only J*R, the polished cowrie shell with simple reeded mounts and three quarter opening flush hinged cover with bright engraved borders and hinge, the cover additionally engraved with crest and motto above ‘George Anderson Gardner 1792’

£200-300

9cm long

£400-600 252 FB777/7 A pair of George III tablespoons James Hewitt, Edinburgh 1770, of Hanoverian pattern with engraved crest and motto with initials ‘A/MS’ below (2) 21cm long, each 68g

£600-800


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255 FG235/19 A George III inverted pear shaped teapot William Dempster, Edinburgh 1770, chased band of foliage and fruit flanking twin vacant rococo scroll formed cartouches, fluted spout and C scroll wooden handle, the flush hinged cover with domed central section and wooden finial, raised on a short stem and spreading foot 16.5cm high, 16.2oz

ÂŁ800-1,200

256 FF180/1 A George III inverted pear shaped teapot William Ker, Edinburgh 1770, of plain inverted pear shaped form with flat top and flush hinged cover, the short S scroll spout with acanthus scroll detail, with C scroll wooden handle and simple wooden finial 18cm high, 22.5oz

ÂŁ1,500-1,800

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257 A rare George III four piece tea service Ker & Dempster Edinburgh, 1765 and 1766, comprising an inverted pear shaped teapot, teapot stand of shaped circular outline raised on three hoof feet, inverted pear shaped sugar bowl with everted rim and a cream boat of shallow baluster form with everted rim and acanthus capped S scroll handle, each item with chased borders of fruits, foliage and flowers (4) teapot 17.5cm high, combined weight 41.5oz Note: Although no doubt made in large numbers the survival rate of complete mid 18th century Scottish tea services is rare. The survival of teapots or other tea equipage of this period must suggest that these items were made in large numbers however it is unlikely that they all constituted parts of large or ‘complete’ services. Single items would likely have been added to porcelain / ceramic tea sets to a add a level of grandeur and status.

ÂŁ4,000-6,000

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258 FF168/77 A scarce pair of George III candlesticks Ker & Dempster, Edinburgh 1763, the fluted columns with open acanthus corinthian capitals with pull out sconce, raised on a domed square base with chased shell corners and details above a gadrooned rim (2) 36.5cm high, combined weight 36oz

ÂŁ3,000-5,000

259 FG331/4 A rare pair of George III cast tapersticks Lothian & Robertson, Edinburgh 1769, the knopped tapered stems with spiralled gadrooned and reeded sections, simple socket sconce, engraved crest and motto, the base with wrythen domed centre above stepped square base (2) 15.5cm high, each 6.7oz Note: As with Edinburgh made cast candlesticks, cast tapersticks are rarely encountered. Even more so when found in pairs. This pair is obviously very closely inspired by London made examples and perhaps cast from an original London pair in Edinburgh.

ÂŁ2,000-3,000

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260 A scarce George III tea urn William Dempster, Edinburgh 1762, the tapered ovoid body with acanthus and domed border, twin loop handle with foliate terminals and ivory grips, straight reeded spout with simple ivory spigot handle, all raised on a short flared trumpet stem with gadrooned rim above a domed square base, pierced rim and raised on four claw and ball feet, the pull-off cover with wrythen knop and pineapple finial 51cm high, 84oz Note: This tea urn would have represented amongst the larger commissions from a mid-18th century Edinburgh goldsmiths. Weighing 84oz it is far heavier than the fashionable ovoid coffee urn which it would have sat beside. At this time coming towards the end of ovoid coffee urns as a popular piece of Scottish plate, this urn is the beginning of the new fashion of hot water urns / samovars as part of the highly fashionable tea equipage, and would have represented a very high status piece of plate for any family. An obvious extravagance as part of a tea set, these urns would have been commissioned in very small numbers relative to the number of tea services produced. This example appears to be one of the earliest examples of such an urn in Scottish silver, the closest example is by Patrick Robertson of Edinburgh in 1770.

ÂŁ4,000-6,000

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261 FG235/21 A George III caster Edinburgh 1761 (maker’s mark lacking), of plain baluster form, moulded girdle, the pull off domed cover with pierced panels and urn finial 20cm high, 10.6oz

£800-1,200

262 FB340/12 A George II sauce boat William Dempster, Edinburgh 1757, Assay Master Hugh Gordon, the tapered baluster body with gadrooned rim and acanthus capped S scroll handle, all on a stepped and gadrooned foot 21cm wide, 8.3oz

£600-800

263 FG350/4 A pair of George II tablespoons James Mitchell, Edinburgh 1747, Assay Master Hugh Gordon, of Hanoverian pattern with engraved initial ‘B’ to terminal (2) 21cm long, 64g each

£200-300

264 FG350/23 A George II tablespoon James Mitchell, Edinburgh 1747, Assay Master Hugh Gordon, of Hanoverian pattern with crest to reverse of terminal; together with a George III example, Lothian & Robertson, Edinburgh 1759, of Hanoverian pattern with engraved gothic initial ‘R’ to terminal (2)

265 FG350/24 A matched set of three George II and George III tablespoons two Edward Lothian, Edinburgh 1749, Assay Master Hugh Gordon, one Lothian & Robertson, Edinburgh 1759, of Hanoverian pattern with engraved crest and motto to reverse of terminal (3)

both 21cm long, 66.3g and 69g

£150-180

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JAMES KER James Ker is without doubt one of Edinburgh and indeed Scotland’s most important and prolific goldsmiths. Working in the heart of Edinburgh’s ‘Golden age’ he, and within partnership with his son in law William Dempster as Ker & Dempster, made some of the most important mid 18th century Scottish plate known to survive including fine bullet teapots and ovoid coffee urns in addition to the gold Leith race prizes which bear their mark. It is obvious they held a position of power within the capital and nation’s trade. Their list of clients must be considered amongst the most impressive of any Scottish goldsmiths and include the Duke of Gordon, Earl of Breadalbane, Marquess of Lothian and perhaps most importantly various members and generations of the Hopetoun family. James Ker was born in 1700, and by the age of eight (a surprisingly young age) was apprenticed to his father Thomas Ker, an important member of the Edinburgh goldsmiths’ trade. By 1723 James was a Freeman of the city and started, what would become a prosperous, venture in his own right. The sheer amount of silver linked to his mark (and later in partnership) could only have been supported by a large workshop and it must be questioned how much of the extant silver bearing his mark was the work of his hand. None the less, the constant quality in design and manufacture is undeniable. This idea of a workshop rather than a single maker is underlined by the fact that in the aftermath of the Jacobite rebellion of 1745 he was elected Member of Parliament for

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Edinburgh, a position he held until 1754 when he failed to be reelected. He was not only a political figure in Westminster but held many important positions within the Incorporation, being Deacon and member of the town council on many occasions. These commitments would have limited his time as a silversmith. By the time of his retirement in 1763 Ker had been successful in business allowing himself to rise to the ranks of the land owning classes by purchasing the estate of Bughtrigg (for £1500 in 1736). Ker also had a property in Drumsheugh which was, at this time, somewhat outside Edinburgh, now all but part of the city centre. He married Elizabeth Ker daughter of Lord Charles Kerr and niece of 2nd Marquess of Lothian. This marriage no doubt confirmed his position of favour with the Lothian family but also his relationship and reputation as a goldsmith within the wider, tightly knit, upper classes of Scotland. It seems clear that this portrait was commissioned by James Ker to immortalise his time as a Member of Parliament. It is one of two contemporary versions known (the other attributed to Allan Ramsay with the National Gallery of Scotland collection, NG1886) perhaps one each for Bughtrigg and Drumsheugh (the two pictures are numbered 1 and 2). Although the previously recorded example is attributed to Allan Ramsay both are of a similar high quality and it seems unlikely that they are by separate hands as they clearly date to the same period. Andrew McIlwraith (fl. 1715-1753) while an accomplished artist with a good pedigree has left a light

footprint in history. Apart from few portraits in the collection of the Earl of Stair, it is seldom pieces can be attributed to him; those than can be, are all of leading members of Scottish society. The portrait of Bishop Burnet at Marischal College, Aberdeen is also his work. McIlwraith was certainly acquainted with Allan Ramsay as he was a cofounder with Ramsay and others of the Academy of St. Luke, the original Scottish Academy for the Arts in 1729. He was made a Burgess of the city of Edinburgh in 1735. Although many Scottish goldsmiths were successful and others are known to have entered the upper classes of society or business it is surprising how rare recorded portraits are. To date (including this example) only three others are recorded including the fine full sized example of Francis Howden painted when Deacon of the Incorporation (see ‘Silver; Made in Scotland’ G. Dalgleish and H Steuart Fothringham page 24). For full information on the life, work and partnerships of James Ker see ‘Silver Studies’ The Journal of the Silver Society number 27 ‘ James Ker, 1700 - 1745 - Master Goldsmith and Edinburgh politician’ and 28 ‘James Ker and Ker & Dempster, 1745-68’ by Dr. W. I. Fortescue.


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266 FB777/14 ANDREW MCILWRAITH (SCOTTISH fl. 1715-1753) PORTRAIT OF JAMES KER WITH POWDERED WIG IN FEIGNED OVAL Signed and inscribed verso ‘Ja: Ker Esq. Conveener-Member of Parliament for Edinburgh - 1754, And: McIIwraith Pinxit 2’, oil on canvas 74cm x 62cm (29 x 24 inches) Provenance: By direct descent to Timothy James Kerr Bell Sworder’s (Stanstead Mountfitchet, Essex), 27th April 2010, lot 658

£4,000-6,000

267 FG235/15 A George II bullet teapot James Ker, Edinburgh 1746, Assay Master Archibald Ure, of large plain spherical form with moulded hinged and tapered straight spout, silver S scroll handle with wooden insulators and engraved in script ‘A / MH’, raised on a stepped foot 17cm high, 20oz

£2,500-3,000

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269 FG350/17 A pair of George I tablespoons James Mitchelson, Edinburgh 1717, Assay Master Edward Penman, of Hanoverian pattern with engraved script initials ‘JC / CA’ to reverse of terminal and moulded rat tail to bowl 21cm long, 74g and 77g

£400-600 270 FG350/34 A set of four George I tablespoons John Seatoun, Edinburgh 1717, Assay Master Edward Penman, of Hanoverian pattern with crest to obverse of terminals and moulded rat tails to bowl (4) 20cm long, combined weight 9oz

£400-600 268 FF168/74 A George II salver James Tait, Edinburgh 1734, Assay Master Archibald Ure, of shaped circular outline with crescent and pointed border, the centre engraved with a crest and motto, raised on three scroll and hoof feet 19cm diameter, 10.6oz

£500-800

272 FB777/15 A scarce Queen Anne spatula end spoon makers mark unclear, Edinburgh 1710, Assay Master Edward Penman, with wide flat spatula end terminal with engraved initials ‘T/ED’ to reverse with long plain rat tail to bowl 19.5cm long, 59.5g Note: spatula end Scottish spoons appear very scarce, currently the earliest recorded example is 1708 made in Edinburgh. A pattern much more closely associated with Edward Sweet of Dunster circa 1701 - 1725, it appears to be a pattern that never gained popularity in Scotland.

£300-500

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271 FG281/6 A George I Scots Fiddle pattern teaspoon Patrick Graham of Edinburgh, makers mark only, of Scots Fiddle pattern with script initial ‘R’ to reverse of terminal 12cm long, 11.6g

£150-180


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273 An important early George I bullet teapot Colin Campbell, Edinburgh 1714, Assay Master Edward Penman, the plain spherical bullet shaped body with a tapering straight spout, wooden C scroll handle with raised thumbpiece, the circular pull off cover with knopped finial, raised on a circular flared foot 14.5cm high, 17.2oz

ÂŁ4,000-6,000

Provenance: Christies London, 25th June 1969, lot 129 Sotheby’s London, 29th November 1972 lot 76 Koopman Antiques, London Private collection by descent Note: This is the earliest recorded Scottish teapot, matched in date with one other by Colin McKenzie. Both dating from 1714 - 1715 it is interesting to note they are made by master and apprentice, showing not only the control that McKenzie had within the Edinburgh market but also the skills of a newly trained silversmith. Colin McKenzie was without doubt one of the most important makers in Edinburgh in the early 1700’s and the legacy he left through his apprentices would follow for decades to come. Colin Campbell was made a Freeman of the Incorporation of Goldsmiths of the City of Edinburgh

only two years previously in 1712, and appears to have had a successful early career. Valuable commissions such as this would rarely have gone to a relatively in experienced and newly established Goldsmith; however, the accomplished manufacture of this piece shows the skill Campbell had. Interestingly he is not just copying a style laid down by his master, or another maker, but expanding the design to what would become the standard and popular bullet teapot. The other recorded early teapots made in Edinburgh are all of apple form with tapered body and without

a foot. This example with a foot stopped the immediate need for a simple teapot stand, which are also recorded at this early period. This example must be considered the forerunner of the bullet teapot and the model from which others were designed and made. This bullet style synonymous with Scottish silver can now be traced further back than originally considered.

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274 FG286/21 Banff - a Scottish provincial masking spoon John McQueen, marked B, A, thistle, McQ, of Old English pattern with script initials ‘AEC’ to terminals and part twisted stem

278 FG286/14 Banff - a Scottish provincial tablespoon George Elder, marked GE (in script), thistle, B, of Fiddle pattern with vacant terminal

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22.5cm long, 87.7g

£150-250

16.5cm long, 17.4g

275 FG286/23 Banff - a Scottish provincial masking spoon John McQueen, marked B, A, thistle, McQ, of Old English and Shell pattern

279 FG286/15 Banff - a Scottish provincial tablespoon William Byres, marked WB, BANF, gothic Q, of Old English pattern with crest, motto and initial ‘S’ to terminal

15cm long, 21.7g

22.5cm long, 53.4g

£200-300

£150-250

276 FG286/22 Banff - a Scottish provincial masking spoon William Simpson, marked B, thistle, WS, of short Fiddle pattern with foliate script initial ‘L’ to terminals 16.2cm long, 20.9g

280 FG286/2 Banff - a Scottish provincial toddy ladle John Keith, marked IK, ribboned B, urn, F of Celtic Point pattern with crest and motto to terminal and rounded bowl

£200-300

16.5cm long, 24.1g

£200-300

277 FG286/3 Banff - a Scottish provincial toddy ladle William Simpson, marked WS, E, thistle, B of Fiddle pattern with script initial ‘L’ to terminal and oval bowl 16cm long, 29.2g

£150-250

Heraldry: The crest and motto of JOHNSTON of Edinburgh and of Carnsalloch, Dumfries

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£180-220 281 FG286/1 Banff - a Scottish provincial toddy ladle John Keith, marked R, IK, salmon, B, of Old English pattern with script initials ‘DBM’ to terminal, with oval bowl

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£200-300

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284 FG286/32 Dumfries / Castle Douglas - a rare Scottish provincial butter knife Adam Burgess, marked AB, ruined castle, thistle, gothic D, oak tree, of Fiddle pattern with foliate script initials ‘A’ to terminal and shaped bale with engraved border

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19cm long, 43.3g Note: Although a wide range of silver by Adam Burgess is recorded, this appears to one of very few, if not a unique, butter knife in the recorded survival

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£300-400 285 FG286/31 A George III marrow scoop James Gilliland of Edinburgh circa 1780, marked maker’s mark twice, of conventional double scoop form with simple short stem, with foliate initials ‘JD’ engraved to reverse of large scoop bowl

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287 FG286/25 Forres - a scarce Scottish provincial teaspoon William Ferguson, marked WS (second initial overstruck), tower, gothic M, of Fiddle pattern with vacant terminal 14cm long, 15.6g Note: Although rarely encountered and more often with the second maker’s initials deliberately obliterated these marks would seem to relate to Elgin silversmith William S Ferguson retailing in Forres. Close comparison with the ‘W’ of the makers punch seems to identically match that of his Elgin work. The ‘tower’ town punch also is definitely that of the Riachs perhaps suggesting a working or at least trade relationship between the two.

£400-600

25cm long, 37.4g

288 FG286/10 Forres - a Scottish provincial toddy ladle John & Patrick Riach, marked turret, IPR, turret, of Fiddle pattern with initial ‘B’ to terminal and oval bowl

£250-350

16cm long, 40.1g

£1,500-2,000 286 FG286/5 Elgin - a Scottish provincial toddy ladle Charles Fowler, marked CF, ELn, A, of Old English pattern with script initial ‘Y’ to terminal and rounded bowl

282 FG286/34 Dundee - a pair of Scottish provincial sugar tongs Scott & Livingston (possibly), marked S.L, pot of lilies, M, of Old English pattern with bright cut borders and script initial ‘G’ to bow

283 FG286/4 Dumfries - a Scottish provincial toddy ladle Mark Hinchsliffe, marked X, anchor, crown, HINCHSLIFFE around M, of Fiddle pattern with initial to terminal and rounded bowl

13.5cm long, 36.5g

15.5cm long, 32.5g

289 FG286/33 Glasgow - an unusual pair of Scottish provincial open work sugar tongs Adam Graham, marked to inside of bow AG, Glasgow town mark and to top of arm ‘Breadalbane’ with pierced and chased open work arms and foliate scroll bowls, with shaped a plain bow with engraved initials ‘RW’

£150-250

£150-250

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16.5cm long, 36.1g

£200-300

Provenance: 7th Earl of Breadalbane collection

£120-180

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290 FG286/16 Greenock - a Scottish provincial tablespoon Thomas Davie, marked TD, ship in sail, anchor, oak tree, of slender Old English pattern with script initials ‘AMS’ to terminal

294 FG286/18 Inverness - a Scottish provincial tablespoon Alexander McLeod, marked AML (ML conjoined), INS, device, flower, of Fiddle pattern with gothic initial ‘G’ to terminal

22.2cm long, 62.7g

23.2cm long, 76.2g

£100-200

£120-180

291 FG286/6 Greenock - a Scottish provincial toddy ladle Thomas Davie, marked TD, anchor, oak tree, with a wrythen square stem and ball finial and rounded bowl 17cm long, 30.2g

295 FG286/8 Inverness - a Scottish provincial toddy ladle John McRae, marked JMcR, INS, bird, thistle, of Fiddle pattern with script initials ‘JAL’ to terminal and rounded bowl

£180-220

16cm long, 38.4g

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£200-300 292 FG286/19 Inverness - a Scottish provincial tablespoon Charles Jamieson, marked CJ, INS, camel, J, of Old English pattern with script initials ‘GS’ to terminal 21cm long, 58.6g

296 FG286/9 Inverness - a Scottish provincial toddy ladle John McRae, marked JMR, INS, running horse, of Fiddle pattern with script initial ‘S’ to the terminal and oval bowl

£120-180

15cm long, 36.8g

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293 FG286/17 Inverness - a Scottish provincial tablespoon Alexander McRae, marked AMR, running horse, H (incuse), A, A, of Fiddle pattern with script initials ‘CML’ to terminal

297 FG286/7 Inverness - a Scottish provincial toddy ladle Alexander Stewart, marked AS, INS, C, of Old English pattern with rounded bowl

22.6cm long, 60.5g

£120-180

£120-180

18cm long, 20.6g

299 FG286/36 Inverness - a small pair of Scottish provincial sugar tongs Charles Jamieson, marked CJ, INS, J, of diminutive Old English pattern with bright cut and wriggle work borders

298 FG286/35 Inverness - a pair of Scottish provincial sugar tongs Charles Jamieson, marked to each arm CJ, J, of Old English Pattern, bright cut borders with swag and star details, the bow with engraved script initials ‘SRF’

9.6cm long, 18.7g

15cm long, 39.5g

£100-200

£120-180

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304 FG286/29 Peterhead - a scarce Scottish provincial teaspoon George Angus, marked GA, PHD, GA, of Old English pattern with script initials ‘GPL’ to terminal

300 FG286/11 Montrose - a Scottish provincial toddy ladle William Mill, marked WM, rose, WM, rose, WM, of Old English pattern with script initial ‘D’ to terminal and rounded bowl

13.3cm long, 13.1g

14.5cm long, 22.4g

£400-600

£120-180

301

302

16cm long, 33.5g

14.4cm long 16.5g

£800-1,200

Note: Although not a rare maker this combination of marks with the incuse ‘double headed eagle’ appears extremely rare.

£100-200 304

305

302 FG286/28 Peterhead - a scarce Scottish provincial teaspoon William Simpson, marked WS, PHD, fouled anchor, of Fiddle pattern with script initial ‘C’ to terminal 13.4cm long, 15.3g

£400-600

306

303 FG286/30 Peterhead - a scarce Scottish provincial teaspoon George Angus, marked GA, PHD, GA, of Fiddle pattern with script initials ‘LLF’ to terminal 13cm long, 16.3g

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305 FG286/12 Tain - a Scottish provincial toddy ladle Alexander Stewart, marked AS, TAIN, C, of Fiddle pattern with initials ‘GHA’ to terminal and rounded bowl

301 FG286/26 Perth - a Scottish provincial teaspoon William Ritchie, marked WR, double headed eagle (incuse), of Fiddle pattern with vacant terminal

£400-600

306 FG286/20 Wick - a scarce Scottish provincial dessert spoon John Sellar, marked JS, WICK, AF, AF, of Fiddle pattern with vacant terminal 17.5cm long, 35.2g

£600-800 307 FG286/13 Wick - a Scottish provincial toddy ladle John Sellar, marked JS, WICK, JS, of Fiddle pattern with initials ‘M /R’ to the terminal and rounded bowl 15.5cm long, 39.7g

£1,000-1,500


Scottish Burgh Silver: Other Properties

ABERDEEN

311 FA633/4 Aberdeen - a set of sixteen Balmoral Highlanders buttons marked to reverse around central loop ‘Jas Lumsden & Co. ABDN’, of lozenge form with lion sejant to obverse on a simple linear background

309

28mm wide

308 FG91/4 Aberdeen - a Scottish provincial horn tankard William Dunningham & Co, marked WD&Co, S, 925, the horn body of flared form with silver rim, cartouche and terminals to C scroll horn handle 9cm high

£100-120 309 FG235/2 Aberdeen - a Scottish provincial teaspoon maker unknown, marked TJ, A, B, of Fiddle and Shell pattern with script initial ‘W’ to terminal 14cm long, 20.1g

£80-120 310 FG350/46 Aberdeen - a matched group of teaspoons, sugar tongs and preserve spoon Rettie & Sons, marked R&S, A, B, D, with Edinburgh marks of Fiddle pattern with engraved initials (6) £120-180

Note: Commissioned in 1904 from William Robb of Ballater the buttons for the Balmoral Highlander doublets and waistcoats were sub contracted to James Lumsden & Company of Aberdeen. Although not silversmiths Lumdsen & Co were retailers of military and civilian dress specialising in Highland ware.

£200-300 312 FG91/2 Aberdeen - a collection of Scottish provincial flatware to include a dessert spoon by G & A Booth, a teaspoon, maker unknown, a toddy ladle makers mark ID only, together with a tablespoon and salt spoon by Aberdeen Makers with additional Edinburgh or London hallmarks (5) combined weight 4.7oz

£300-400 313 FG350/45 Aberdeen - a collection of Scottish provincial flatware to include a jam spoon by William Jamieson, teaspoons by J Pirie, J Ewan, and three by an unknown maker (6)

317

314 FB125/31 Aberdeen - a Scottish provincial basting spoon Rettie & Sons, marked R&S, A, B, D, Edinburgh 1843, of Fiddle pattern with engraved coronet to terminal and to reverse of stem engraved ‘Nursery’

316 FF160/57 Aberdeen - a pair of Scottish provincial serving spoons John Leslie, marked Edinburgh 1797, IL, of Celtic Point pattern with engraved script initial D to terminal (2) 31cm long, combined weight 5.7oz

£120-180

31cm long, 3.4oz

£300-350 315 FG350/26 Aberdeen - a group of three Scottish provincial tablespoons a pair by James Erksine, marked E, three towers, hand and dagger and one by John Leslie marked IL, incuse thistle, all of Old English pattern with script engraved initials to terminal (3)

317 FG350/5 Aberdeen - a Scottish provincial masking spoon William Byres, marked WB, three towers, gothic Q, of Old English pattern with foliate initial ‘M’ to terminal 16cm long, 18.2g

£150-180

combined weight 5.3oz

£250-350

£120-180

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322 FB125/32 Aberdeen - a small collection of Scottish provincial flatware to include two Fiddle pattern teaspoons, J Pirie; a pair of sugar tongs, James Gordon and a dessert spoon, George Jamieson (4)

318

£150-180 323 FG235/1 Aberdeen - a Scottish provincial serving spoon James Erksine, marked J.E, ABD, of Old English pattern with script initial ‘M’ to terminal

324

30cm long, 76.3g

327

£200-300

326 FD95/2 Aberdeen - a Scottish provincial dress powder horn James Gordon, marked IG, ABD, the large polished cow horn with pointed mount, three suspension mounts and flared end, each with foliate and shell chased decoration, the suspension loops with crystal set terminals 31cm long

£500-700 327 FG91/6 Aberdeen - a scarce Scottish provincial soup ladle Charles Tochetti, marked CT, gothic A, fleur de lis, gothic A, CT, CT, of Fiddle pattern with foliate initials ‘JR’ to terminal and deep oval bowl

318 FG350/7 Aberdeen - a Scottish provincial masking spoon Nathaniel Rae, marked saltire, thistle, flowerhead, NR, of Old English pattern with foliate initials ‘JM/C’ to terminal

320 FB340/11 Aberdeen - a set of six Scottish provincial dessert forks William Whitecross, marked W.W, A, B, D, of Fiddle pattern with engraved script initials ‘ML’ to terminal (6)

324 FG235/4 Aberdeen - a Scottish provincial soup ladle John Leslie, marked JL, incuse thistle, JL, of Old English pattern with wide terminal, foliate script initial ‘B’, and a deep circular bowl

16cm long, 21.5g

16.5cm long, 10oz

35cm long, 7oz

£120-180

£300-500

£300-400

319 FG350/18 Aberdeen - two Scottish provincial toddy ladles James Erskine, marked E, three towers, hand and dagger, of Celtic Point pattern with initials to terminal; another similar of Old English pattern marked hand and dagger, E (2)

321 FB777/4 Aberdeen - a set of twelve Scottish provincial dessert spoons John Leslie, bottom marked I.L only, of Old English pattern with script initial H to terminal (12) 17.5cm long, combined weight

325 FG235/6 Aberdeen - a Scottish provincial horn beaker William M Milne, marked MILNE, ABDn, of simple tapered cylindrical form with wooden base, the body with applied shield cartouche and simple rim

12.5oz

13cm high, 8.2cm diameter of rim

329 FG350/30A Aberdeen - a Scottish provincial teaspoon Alexander Forbes, maker’s mark only, of Hanoverian pattern with vacant terminal and elongated heel

16cm long

£300-500

£200-300

12.5cm long, 12.1g

£200-300

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34cm long, 5.5oz

£800-1,200 328 FG235/3 Aberdeen - a Scottish provincial hash spoon Benjamin Lumsden, marked BL, three towers, ABD, of Hanoverian pattern with vacant terminal and wide heel 38cm long, 5.8oz

£1,200-1,800

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330 FG350/1 Aberdeen - a scarce Scottish provincial hash spoon George Robertson, marked GR, ABD, GR, of Hanoverian pattern with wide terminal and vacant reverse with elongated drop heel 36cm long, 5.6oz

72cm x 59cm, folded in twelve sections Note: James Gordon was perhaps one of Aberdeen’s most successful late 18th century goldsmiths. He was apprentice to Coline Allan and admitted a member of the Hammerman in 1766. Even from this early period of his career his workshop supported apprentices and he took twelve throughout his career. This large number must attest to his success of his business in Aberdeen

£1,500-2,500

ARBROATH

331 FG237/2 The will of James Gordon, Goldsmith, Aberdeen manuscript will of James Gordon Goldsmith of Aberdeen 1810, written on vellum with seal, and title on reverse

as supporting such a workshop must have taken a constant trade in silver. These apprentices would go onto shape the trade within Aberdeen through such well-known names as William Jamieson and Benjamin Lumsden. However his influence would stretch further with Robert Gordon and John Mair both of whom left to practice their trade in the expanding outposts of the colonial empire in India. The will details many charitable and personal gifts and most tantalisingly the silver which he personally owned, including some personally made and family items. It gives an interesting insight into the close nit community of Aberdeen and its trades.

£300-500

332 FG350/13 Arbroath - a Scottish provincial tablespoon Andrew Davidson, marked AD, plant, plant, portcullis, of Fiddle pattern with script initials ‘MC’ to terminal

333 FG350/20 Arbroath - a pair of Scottish provincial tablespoons Andrew Davidson, marked AD, plant, plant, portcullis, of Fiddle pattern with script initials ‘MC’ to terminal (2)

22.5cm long, 61.8g

22.5cm long, combined weight

334 FG350/19 Arbroath - a pair of Scottish provincial toddy ladles Andrew Davidson, marked AD, plant, plant portcullis, of Fiddle pattern with script initials ‘MC’ to terminal and circular bowls (2)

£150-180

125.7g

15cm long, combined weight 53.2g

£300-400

£400-600

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BALLATER

335 FF122/1 Ballater - a Scottish provincial brooch J Knowles & Sons, marked JK&S, BLTR, of simple annular form with lightly engraved border and raised claw set citrine to centre, in later box

338 FD330/24 Ballater - a Scottish provincial three lugged quaich William J Fraser, marked WJF, Edinburgh 1927, of shallow circular form with three shaped lugs, raised on a simple foot rim

340 FD330/22 Ballater - a Scottish provincial posy holder William Robb, marked ROBB / BALLATER in triangular punch, formed as a displayed thistle, the holder of traditional form with open upper section

9cm wide, 35.6g

52mm long, 10g

£300-500

£300-500

29mm diameter

339 FD330/21 Ballater - a matched pair of Scottish provincial quaichs one William Robb, Edinburgh 1919, the other William J Fraser, Edinburgh 1930, of shallow form with twin elongated shaped lugs, raised on simple foot rims (2)

£200-300

72mm wide across lugs, combined weight 33.1g

336 FD330/20 Ballater - a Scottish provincial letter opener William J Fraser, marked WJF, Edinburgh 1935, the simple blade with scalloped back edge and roe deer antler handle 37cm long

£200-300 337 FG281/4 Ballater - a Scottish provincial ‘Balmoral’ caddy spoon William J Fraser, marked W.J.F, SILVER (incuse), of typical form, with armorial shield handle and thistle stem, heart shaped bowl with named view of Balmoral Castle 8.7cm long, 18.2g

£200-300

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£200-300

341 FD330/23 Ballater - a Scottish provincial sgian dubh William Robb, marked ROBB, BLTR (both incuse) the wooden handle with carved Celtic interlaced and studded detail with claw set citrine to the pommel, the leather covered scabbard with simple shaped mounts 17cm long

£400-600 342 FD330/25 Ballater - a Scottish provincial whistle William Robb, marked ROBB, BLTR (both incuse), Edinburgh 1899, of simple plain form with shaped mouthpiece and ring suspension 51mm long, 8.6g

£200-250


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BANFF

345 FG331/8 Banff - a pair of Scottish provincial sugar tongs William Byres, marked WB makers mark only, of intertwined open work form with chased foliate border and shell bowls, the bow with engraved initial ‘A’ 13.5cm long, 42.8g

£100-120 343 FB125/27 Banff - a Scottish provincial teaspoon William Byres, makers mark only, of Old English pattern with script initials ‘WJL’ to terminal; together with a Greenock dessert spoon, marked HERON, Edinburgh 1826 and a baleen handled toddy ladle with part Edinburgh marks £120-180 344 FG219/9 Banff - a set of six Scottish provincial teaspoons and masking spoon John Keith, masking spoon marked ribboned B, IK, ribboned B, teaspoon with maker’s mark only, of Celtic point with script initials ‘JMF’ to terminal masking spoon 16.5cm long, combined weight 91.7g

£300-500

346 FG235/9 Banff - a Scottish provincial cream ladle John Argo (possibly), marked JA only, of slender Old English pattern with script initial ‘H’ to terminal and circular bowl 15cm long, 17.8g

£120-160 347 FG350/28 Banff - a Scottish provincial tablespoon William Byres, marked WB, BANF, of Old English pattern with vacant terminal

346

349 FG281/9 Banff - a Scottish provincial brooch George Elder, marked GE twice, of simple annular form with engraved border of thistles around a collet set facetted citrine

350 FB777/17 Banff (probably) - a Scottish provincial cowrie shell box John Keith (probably), marked I.K only, the polished shell with reeded silver mounted hinged cover with script initials

35mm diameter

6.5cm long

£200-300

Note: the makers mark struck to this piece with dot between I and K, has caused some confusion and a positive attribution to either John Keith of Banff or James Keating of Dublin has proved difficult. Until a fully marked example with either Banff for Dublin marks is recorded they remain tentatively attributed to either location.

£400-600

20cm long, 49.9g

£150-180 348 FG350/33 Banff - a Scottish provincial soup ladle John Keith, marked R, IK, salmon, B, of Fiddle pattern with foliate script initial ‘W’ to terminal 35cm long, 6.7oz

£400-600

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351 FG350/15 Canongate - a set of five converted Scottish provincial table forks Colin Mitchell, variously marked, of Hanoverian pattern with engraved crest to obverse and four tines (5)

CANONGATE

20.5cm long, combined weight 11.35oz

Note: Although bearing the makers and town marks for Colin Mitchell of Canongate, these forks have obviously been altered from original Hanoverian pattern tablespoons by his hand. The conversion to table forks by an unknown Dundee maker who has added his own ‘pot of lilies’ town mark over some of the original marks. The ‘pot of lilies’ mark bears close resemblance to that of Alexander Cameron, and it seems probable he was the silversmith to convert these to forks. While the trade in old silver is commonly recorded between silversmiths it is rarely so obvious as this.

£300-500

CUPAR

352 FG1/1 Cupar - a scarce Scottish provincial toddy ladle Robert Robertson, marked RR, RR, D, fleur de lys, thistle, R, of Fiddle pattern with foliate script initial ‘M’ to terminal 16.5cm long, 50.8g

£500-800

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DUMFRIES

355 FG173/3 Dumfries / Castle Douglas - a pair of Scottish provincial toddy ladles Adam Burgess (probably), marked, ruined castle, thistle, gothic D, oak tree, of Fiddle pattern with script initial ‘N’ to terminal (2)

18cm and 17.5cm, combined weight

354 FG350/48 Dumfries - a Scottish provincial teaspoon David Gray, marked anchor, unicorn, DG, of Fiddle pattern with script initials to terminal; together with a Fiddle pattern teaspoon by A Cameron of Dundee and four by William Hannay of Paisley (6)

63.6g

£150-180

356 FB777/18 Dumfries - a scarce Scottish provincial hardstone mounted snuff box David Gray, marked to rim, unicorn, anchor, unicorn, DG, the cover and base of polished agate with bevelled edges in simple collar mounts

Note: Although lacking a makers mark it seems highly probable these toddy ladles are by Adam Burgess. He appears to be the maker holding and most commonly using this combination of punches, although other makers are seen with them they are more than likely retailing his work. It is therefore possible that these toddy ladles were supplied to another maker to retail with the assumption that he would apply his mark.

7.6cm wide

£600-800

353 FG350/42 Dumfries - two Scottish provincial dessert spoons one by Mark Hinchsliffe, marked X, anchor, crown, HINCHSLIFFE around M, the other by David Gray, marked unicorn, G, anchor, DG, both of Fiddle pattern (2)

£200-300

15.5cm long, each 30.4g

£800-1,200

DUNDEE

357 FB125/24 Dundee - a set of six silver plated sundae cups and spoons retailed by Rattray & Co, marked RATTRAY & CO, DUNDEE, with shallow bowls raised on slender stems and spreading foot, with simple Old English pattern spoons, in original fitted case sundae cups 9cm high

£120-180

359 358 FG350/41 Dundee - a set of six Scottish provincial egg spoons Alexander Cameron, marked CAM/ERON, C, thistle, pot of lilies, DUN/DEE, of Fiddle pattern with drop bowl and crest and initial to terminal (6)

359 FG350/14 Dundee - a set of five Scottish provincial dessert spoons maker unknown, marked W, pot of lilies thrice, of Fiddle pattern with script initials ‘JHS’ to terminal (5)

13.5cm long, 93.9g

17.5cm long, combined weight

£200-300

150g

£250-350

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Property of the Steeple Kirk, Dundee: Part II

Dundee’s Steeple Kirk is one of the most historic and important early buildings within the city. Built in the 12th century by the Earl of Huntington, brother of Scottish King William the Lion, it has withstood the numerous onslaughts of Dundee’s tumultuous history to become the city’s most important church and its oldest surviving building. At various points in the Kirks’ history parts of the building were destroyed and rebuilt; the English General Monk, under orders from Cromwell besieged the city in 1651, and the tower played an important role in the city’s defences. Cannon marks can still be found on the building, a testament to its endurance, and the lock on the door leading from the hall to the stairs is the same that held firm against Cromwell’s onslaught. Even into the Victorian era problems beset the church and in 1841 another fire broke out, this time in the heating system, and once again the transepts were destroyed leaving only the nave and the tower. The Chapter House, adjoining the north wall of the east Church was also burnt down, along with the library of over 1800 volumes, including works in Latin and Greek, many dating from pre-reformation clergy. The east and south transepts were rebuilt in 1844 for their respective congregations, the north transept’s congregation was re-housed. These three congregations remained in the one church until the 1980s when they finally amalgamated, giving the Kirk and its congregation its present day appearance

360 FC985/3 Dundee - a Scottish provincial George II communion cup Charles Dickson II, marked to rim CD (in script), pot of lilies, CD (in script), script C, the wide bowl of slight tapered form engraved in contemporary script over two lines ‘Thomas Read de Auchinleck Mercator Deidonanus Poculum hoc Ecclesia, Taodunensi in Eucharistia usum Dono A. Ae. C MDCCXXIII’, raised on an acorn knopped stem and stepped domed circular foot Height 22cm, Diameter of bowl 12.3cm, 20oz

£8,000-12,000

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361 FC985/5 Dundee - a Scottish provincial communion cup Charles Dickson II, marked to rim CD (in script), pot of lilies, CD (in script), script C; the plain wide bowl of slight tapered form, raised on an acorn knopped stem on a spreading slightly domed circular foot Height 22.5cm, 19.8oz

£6,000-8,000

362 FC985/4 Dundee - a Scottish provincial George II communion cup John Steven, marked IS, pot of lilies, IS, M (in script), the tapered bowl engraved around the rim in large script ‘Gul Guild SS Theol Dr Ecclesia Taodunensi me donno dedit’, raised on a tapered baluster knopped stem and flared trumpet foot with stepped rim Height 23cm Diameter of foot 11.3cm, 20oz

£6,000-10,000

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363 FF188/1 Dundee - a set of six Scottish provincial dessert spoons Edward Livingstone, marked EL, pot of lilies, EL, M; of Celtic point pattern with script initials ‘DIB’, each individually numbered 1-6 (6) 18.5cm long, combined weight

365 FG235/13 Dundee - a set of twelve Scottish provincial dessert spoons James Douglas , marked DOUGLAS (incuse), three crowned hearts, ID, of Celtic Point pattern with script initials ‘ML’ to terminal (12)

6.8oz

18.6cm long, combined weight

£300-500

13.9oz

364 FG350/43 Dundee - a Scottish provincial toddy ladle David Manson, marked DM, pot of lilies, DM, of Old English pattern with initials ‘JM’ and numbered ‘6’ to terminal; together with two toddy ladles by L Beech, Edinburgh 1806 (3)

£650-800

365

366 FG350/32 Dundee - a Scottish provincial soup ladle Edward Livingston, marked EL, pot of lilies, EL,M, of Celtic Point pattern with script initial ‘L’ to terminal

367 FG3/2 Dundee - a Scottish provincial punch ladle Edward Livingstone, marked EL, heart, D, crowned heart, the circular bowl with flat stem, feather edged details, socket attached to part twisted baleen handle with plain cap

38cm long, 6oz

£300-500

Dundee example 15cm long 23g

36cm long

£200-300

£180-220

ELGIN

363

368 FG91/12 Elgin - a Scottish provincial teaspoon Charles Fowler, marked CF, ELn, A, of Fiddle pattern with script initial ‘H’ to terminal; together with a group of four unattributed teaspoons, marked WG twice (5) Elgin example 13cm long, combined weight 70.9g

£150-180

369 369 FB777/20 Elgin - a pair of Scottish provincial dessert spoons William Ferguson, one marked WF, S, I, L, V, E, R (WF over the SI), the other marked S, I, L, V, E, R, of Fiddle pattern with engraved script initials ‘Mc’ to terminal (2) 17.5cm long, each 42.4g Note: this previously unrecorded set of marks for William Ferguson of Elgin are highly unusual. The use of the word ‘silver’ as part of marks is not noted on much, if any, Scottish silver until much later into the late 1890’s or even 1900’s.

£200-300

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370 FG91/3 Elgin - a set of six Scottish provincial dessert spoons Joesph Pozzi and Robert Stewart, marked J, P, ELn, RS, of Fiddle pattern with engraved foliate script initial ‘C’ to terminal (6) 370

18cm long, each 30.8g

£900-1,000

FORRES

371 FG91/1 Forres - a Scottish provincial teaspoon John & Patrick Riach, marked tower, IPR, tower, of Fiddle pattern with foliate initials ‘WJP’ to terminal

371

14cm long, 17g

£800-1,200

GLASGOW

372 FG350/25 Glasgow - a pair of Scottish provincial tablespoons Milne & Campbell, marked M&C, town mark, M&C, worn mark, of Old English pattern with vacant terminal (2) 21cm long, combined weight 131.8g

£120-180

373 FG91/10 Glasgow - a Scottish provincial table spoon Adam Graham, marked AG, town mark, AG, town mark, of Hanoverian pattern with script initial to reverse of terminal; together with a small group of table spoons to include Lothian & Robertson, Edinburgh 1759 and two examples by Robert Gray of Glasgow, with Edinburgh marks (4)

374 FG331/7 Glasgow - a set of six Scottish provincial tablespoons Adam Graham, marked AG, Glasgow town mark, AG, Glasgow town mark, of Hanoverian pattern with script initials ‘WM’ to reverse of terminal (6) 20.5cm long, combined weight 11.2oz

£300-500

combined weight 8.7oz

£200-300

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375 FG350/21 Glasgow - a Scottish provincial tablespoon James Glen, marked IG, town mark, IG, S, of Hanoverian pattern with vacant terminal; together with a similar example by Milne & Campbell, marked M&C, town mark, O, of Hanoverian pattern with script initial to reverse of terminal (2) 20.5cm and 21cm long, 70.6g and 70.8g

£180-220

378

378 FB777/19 Glasgow - a pair of Scottish provincial buckles William Napier, marked WN, Glasgow town mark, of curved oval outline with chased gadrooned and foliate detail, hinged steel prongs and tongue (2) 7cm wide

376 FG235/12 Glasgow - a Scottish provincial strainer Adam Graham, marked AG to handle only, of shallow circular outline with reeded rim and pierced bowl with single loop handle and plain clip 14cm wide, 3oz

£500-600 377 FG350/30 Glasgow - a Scottish provincial teaspoon William Napier, maker’s mark only, of Scots Fiddle pattern with vacant terminal; a set of five Scots Fiddle pattern teaspoons, Alexander Zeigler, marked AZ, thistle, duty head, with engraved initials to terminal (6) £180-220

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£300-500

379 379 FG235/11 Glasgow - a Scottish provincial tablespoon David Warnock, marked DW, Glasgow town mark, DW, S, of Hanoverian pattern with script initials ‘RM / AB’ over ‘No 4’

380 FG350/2 Glasgow - a Scottish provincial hash spoon Milne & Campbell, marked M&C, town mark, M&C, O (?), of Hanoverian pattern with script initials ‘WD’ to reverse of terminal

20.9cm long, 78.7g

41cm long, 7.7oz

Note: For another spoon originally from this set see Lyon & Turnbull ‘Scottish Silver & Accessories’ 14th August 2012, lot 418

£1,000-1,500

£300-500


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381 FF412/7 Glasgow - a pair of Queen Anne Scottish provincial communion cups unmarked, the tapered bowls with everted rim and inscribed ‘COMMUNION CUPS FOR THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER GLASGOU 1705’ raised on a tapering baluster stem and with domed foot with flat upper section inscribed around ‘MORTIFYED*BY*CHRISTIAN*MITCHEL RELct.OF THO:IUSTICE*4XX’ (2) 20cm high, each 13.9oz Provenance: Martyrs’ Parish Church, Glasgow

£6,000-8,000

382 FF412/8 Glasgow - a Queen Anne Scottish provincial communion cup unmarked, the tapered bowl with everted rim and inscribed ‘COMUNION CUPS FOR THE NORTHWEST QUARter GLASGOU 1705’ raised on a tapering baluster stem and with domed foot with flat upper section inscribed around ‘MORTIFYED*BY*IOHN*MITCHEL* ELDER MALTMAN*’ 20cm high, 13.9oz Provenance: Martyrs’ Parish Church, Glasgow

£3,000-5,000

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GREENOCK

386 FG235/8 Greenock - a Scottish provincial tablespoon William Clerk, marked WC, anchor, ship in sail, C, oak tree, of Celtic Point pattern with foliate script initial ‘L’ to terminal

384

24cm long, 68.8g

£200-300

383 FG350/47 Greenock - a set of six Scottish provincial teaspoons John Heron, marked JH, anchor, tree, of Celtic point pattern with foliate initials ‘DS’ to terminal (6)

387 FG350/12 Greenock - a set of four Scottish provincial dessert spoons William Clarke, marked WC, anchor, C, oak tree, of Celtic Point pattern with script initials ‘JC’ to terminal (4)

14cm long, 72.4g

17.5cm long, combined weight

£300-500

112.9g

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386

£200-300 384 FG350/6 Greenock - a set of three Scottish provincial dessert spoons Alexander Campbell, marked AC, G, oak tree, anchor, of Celtic Point pattern with foliate initials ‘AK’ and number 10 - 12 to terminal (3)

388 FF180/2 Greenock - a Scottish provincial toddy ladle Thomas Davie, marked TD, anchor, C, oak tree, of Fiddle pattern with script initial ‘H’ and numbered 9 to terminal

18cm long, each 34g

£180-250

£180-220 385 FF180/5 Greenock - a Scottish provincial tablespoons Thomas Davie, marked TD, anchor, ship in sail, C, oak tree; of Celtic point pattern with script initials ‘JC’ to terminal 23cm long, 66.5g

£200-220

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17cm long, 31.4g

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INVERNESS

390 FG404/1 Inverness - a Scottish provincial lukenbooth brooch Fraser Ferguson & McBean, marked FF&M, camel, INVSS, of pierced open heart form with stylised crown and swing pin fittings

394

7.5cm high, 24.5g

£200-300 391 FG4/19 Inverness - a Scottish provincial carved a wooden and silver mounted quaich Ferguson & MacBean, marked to rim and foot, F&M, camel, INVSS, Edinburgh 1897, the deep bowl carved with mythical Celtic beasts and with twin shaped lugs formed as intertwined serpents, with simple collar rim and foot, the centre of the bowl with domed boss engraved ‘Sguab as’i’ 20cm wide across lugs

£300-500

389 FG404/19 Inverness - a Scottish provincial sugar caster Ferguson & McBean, marked Edinburgh 1897, camel, INVS, of cylindrical form, the carved oak body with celtic knot design, the domed cover with similar pierced and engraved decoration to a plain swept foot 12cm high

£400-600

392 FG350/38 Inverness - two Scottish provincial clan badges both by Fraser Fergsuon & MacBean, of typical form with motto in a garter surrounding the crest (2)

395

396 393 FD95/4 Inverness - two Scottish provincial clan badges one by Ferguson & MacBean, marked F&M, INVSS, of typical garter form with crest and motto; a Lovat Scouts example by Medlock & Craik, marked SILVER, MEDLOCK / & CRAIK; together with a Dundee brooch by Whytock and Sons, marked in one punch WHYTOCK / & SONS, of circular outline with engraved decoration (3) £200-300

£220-280 394 FG404/21 Inverness - a Scottish provincial dessert spoon Jamieson & Naughton, marked J&N, INS of Old English pattern with script initials ‘HJ’ and ‘12’ to terminal

395 FG404/13 Inverness - a set of six Scottish provincial dessert spoons Charles Jamieson, marked CJ, INS, J, of Old English pattern with vacant terminal (6) 17.5cm long, combined weight 6oz

£600-800 396 FG404/12 Inverness - a set of six Scottish provincial tablespoons Charles Jamieson, marked CJ, INS, camel, J, of Old English pattern with script initials ‘H / MG’ to terminal (6) 22cm long, combined weight 12oz

£800-1,200

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398 FG404/6 Inverness - a Scottish provincial dessert spoon Charles Jamieson, marked CJ, INS, J, of Old English pattern with script initials ‘AMKB’ to finial

402 FB125/22 Inverness - a pair of Scottish provincial teaspoons John McRae, makers mark JMcR, of Fiddle pattern with engraved initials ‘E/JG’ to terminals (2)

18cm long, 31g

13.5cm long, combined weight

£150-180

26.7g

£120-180

397 FG289/2 Royal Interest - a Scottish provincial sgian dubh Fraser, Ferguson & MacBean, marked FF&M, camel, INVS, the carved black wood handle with basket weave design and studded detail with pin top pommel cap with engraved interlace, the steel blade with scalloped back edge and pierced twin fullers additionally marked ‘FRASER, FERGUSON & MACBEAN / INVERNESS’, the leather scabbard with Celtic engraved chape the top mount with cypher and initials 18cm long Provenance: Asprey’s London Property of a Lady. Note: The Royal patronage from the time of Queen Victoria’s revival of interest in the Scottish highlands is well recorded. Firms such as Fraser Ferguson & Macbean in Inverness and William Robb in Ballater were awarded Royal warrants for Highland wear and accessories they supplied the Royal house and its guests.

This sgian dubh must date to after King Edward VII’s death in 1910 as this would signal Edward’s change in position to Prince of Wales, under his father King George V. Edward would later become one of the nation’s most admired Royals, but caused great controversy in 1937 abdicating the Crown in favour of his future wife Wallis Simpson. For a similar sgian dubh owned by Duke of Windsor, see ‘The Jewels of the late Duchess of Windsor’ 2nd and 3rd April 1987’, Christie’s Geneva lot 62

£800-1,200

399 FG404/20 Inverness - a Scottish provincial masking spoon Alexander Stewart, marked AS, mark indistinct, of Old English pattern with part twisted stem and vacant terminal

403 FG404/11 Inverness - a Scottish provincial serving spoon Alexander Stewart, marked AS, INS, mark indistinct, of Celtic Point pattern with vacant terminal

16cm long, 19.2g

30cm long, 3.36oz

£180-220

£300-500

400 FG404/14 Inverness - a pair of Scottish provincial condiment spoons Alexander McLeod, marked AML, thistle, of Fiddle pattern with script initials ‘JEMJ’ to terminal and oval shallow bowl (2)

404 FG404/17 Inverness - a Scottish provincial table spoon Alexander Stewart, marked AS, INS, C, of Old English pattern with script initials ‘JEMK’ to terminal 22.5cm long, 2.1oz

10cm long, 16.4g

£150-180

£150-180 401 FG122/2 Inverness - a Scottish provincial toddy ladle John McRae, marked thistle, INS, JMcR, of Fiddle pattern with script initials ‘GC’ to terminal; together with a sauce ladle, Edinburgh 1801 by Alexander Edmonstoun, of Fiddle pattern with script initial ‘B’ (2) 16cm long, 32.9g

£100-200

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405 FG235/10 Inverness - a Scottish provincial dessert spoon Donald Fraser, marked DF/ INS, of Old English pattern with script initials ‘MY’ to terminal 17.5cm long, 34.4g

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406 FG404/4 Inverness - a Scottish provincial soup ladle Donald Fraser, marked DF, INS, T, of Old English pattern with script initials ‘DMK’ to terminal with deep circular bowl

409 FG404/2 Inverness - a set of three Scottish provincial dessert forks Robert Naughton, marked RN, cornucopia, thistle, of Fiddle pattern with crest to terminal (3)

32cm long, 7oz

17cm long, combined weight 4.1oz

£400-600

£300-500

407 FG404/16 Inverness - a Scottish provincial table spoon Donald Fraser, marked DF, INS, of Fiddle pattern with script initial ‘GAF’ to terminal

410 FG404/3 Inverness - a Scottish provincial soup ladle Robert Naughton, marked RN, cornucopia, thistle, of Fiddle pattern with bird of prey crest and script initial ‘R’ to terminal, with deep oval bowl

23cm long, 2.1oz

£150-250 408 FG404/7 Inverness - a set of five Scottish provincial table spoons Donald Fraser, marked DF, INS, of Fiddle pattern with script initials ‘HBM’ to terminal (5) 22.5cm long, combined weight 11oz

£600-800

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£400-600 411 FG404/5 Inverness - a Scottish provincial toddy ladle Robert Naughton, marked RN, cornucopia, thistle, of Fiddle pattern with script initials ‘RJ’ to finial and oval bowl 16cm long, 32g

406

407

£150-180

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22.5cm long, combined weight

414 FG404/9 Inverness - a set of six Scottish provincial dessert spoons Robert Naughton, marked RN, thistle, cornucopia, of Fiddle pattern with crest to terminal (6)

4.5oz

18cm long, combined weight 6.7oz

£300-500

£600-800

413 FG404/10 Inverness - a set of four Scottish provincial dessert spoons Robert Naughton, marked RN, cornucopia, thistle, of Fiddle pattern with crest to terminal (4)

415 FG404/18 Inverness - a Scottish provincial tablespoon Thomas Borthwick, marked TB, camel, INS, of Old English pattern with script initial ‘C’ to terminal

18cm long, combined weight 4.46oz

£250-350

412 FG404/15 Inverness - a pair of Scottish provincial table spoons Robert Naughton, marked RN, cornucopia, thistle, of Fiddle pattern with script initial ‘C’ to terminal (2)

£400-600

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21.5cm long, 1.7oz

416 FG404/8 Inverness - a Scottish provincial fish slice Robert Naughten, marked RN, cornucopia, thistle, of Fiddle pattern with presentation inscription to terminal reading ‘Presented by Mackintosh Chief of the Clan Chattan to Mr & Mrs Colin, Christmas 1840’ and gothic initials ‘SC & AC’ to reverse 30.5cm long, 4.7oz Note: The original donor of this item was Alexander Mackintosh, the 26th Chief of Clan Mackintosh and 27th Chief of Clan Chattan. Alexander’s father, the Honourable Angus Mackintosh, had set out for America

in 1777, later moving to Canada in 1799, there, he created a successful trading business, dealing mostly with goods from Indian trade. He died in 1833, passing the title of chief to his eldest living son, Alexander. Alexander was the second son of Angus Mackintosh and Archange St. Martin, the daughter of an officer in the French army, and he personally fought in the American war of Independence. He is credited with saving a garrison of troops on Lake Huron, (one of the five Great Lakes of North America), from starvation, after he navigated the St. Clair River under the cross fire of American troops stationed on both banks. After the war he continued his father’s trading business until they both returned to Scotland, and succeeded his father after his death in 1833.

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MONTROSE

420 FG350/8 Montrose - a pair of Scottish provincial tablespoons Benjamin Lumsden, marked rose head, BL, rose head, of wide Celtic Point pattern with foliate script initial ‘B’ to terminal (2)

418

12.5cm long, 54g and 57g

£300-400 417 FG331/6 Montrose - a Scottish provincial toddy ladle Peter Lambert, marked thistle, PL, thistle, of Oar pattern with foliate initials ‘RMR’ to terminal

418 FG350/3 Montrose - a Scottish provincial soup ladle Peter Lambert, marked rose, thistle, M, PL, M, thistle, rose, of Fiddle pattern with foliate initials ‘GT’ to terminal

421 FG350/16 Montrose - a Scottish provincial Free Gardeners medal unmarked, the obverse with foliate border surrounding various symbols including calipers, spade, rake sun and moon and bee hive, the reverse engraved ‘TO THE CALEDONIAN LODGE OF FREE GARDENERS*MONTROSE*’ around ‘Presented by Robert CRAMMOND in testimony of his respect & gratitude 1st August 1861’

34cm long, 5.6oz

10cm long, 115.6g

£300-400

£200-300

15.5cm long, 25.7g

£150-180

419 FG350/9 Montrose - a pair of Scottish provincial tablespoons Benjamin Lumsden, marked rose head, BL, rose head, of wide Celtic Point pattern with foliate script initial ‘B’ to terminal (2) 21.5cm long, 53.5g and 54.5g

£300-500

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422 FE289/1 Oban - a cased set of six Scottish provincial teaspoons R Drummond & Sons, Birmingham 1904, OBAN, with thistle terminals and part twisted stems, in original fitted case 11.5cm long, 3oz

£300-500

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423 FB125/7 Paisley - a Scottish provincial Swimming trophy the main shield and original thirteen prize medallions, Duff & Miller, marked D&M, Glasgow 1899 with nine additional medallions in silver and two bronze, the ash shield mounted with large shield panel with central swimming scene and smaller vignette, inscribed ‘Kenneth M Clark Challenge Shield’ and ‘Paisley Victorian Swimming Club’ , on easel back support 58cm high

£700-800

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424 FG281/11 Paisley / Greenock - a set of six Scottish provincial teaspoons maker unknown, marked I&GH, I&GH, of Fiddle pattern with script engraved initials ‘GAT’ and numbered to terminal (6) 14cm long, 97g

£250-350

425 FG350/44 Paisley - a Scottish provincial tablespoon William Hannay, marked WH, anchor, anchor, WH, of Old English pattern with initials to reverse of terminal; together with a Fiddle pattern tablespoon Robert Keay of Perth, marked RK, double headed eagle, RK, double headed eagle, RK (2) 66.1g

426 FF209/1 Paisley - a rare Scottish provincial aide-memoir William Hannay, marked to clasp WH, anchor, WH, the rounded rectangular sycamore covers with hinged action revealing six ivory pages, the simple hinged silver clasp engraved ‘James Hogg Paisley’, scalloped mounts, the rounded edge with applied silver spine and recessed pencil

£150-250

10cm long

23cm and 22.5cm long, 51.6g and

£600-800

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PETERHEAD 427 FE428/1 Peterhead - a set of six silver plated table forks C Bruce, marked C.BRUCE, P’HEAD, and with five plated marks, of Fiddle pattern with vacant terminals (6)

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£300-500

PERTH

428 FB777/21 Perth - a Scottish provincial set of twelve teaspoons & matching tongs Robert Keay II, marked RK, Edinburgh 1853, of Fiddle pattern with script initials ‘MB’ to terminal, the tongs with fluted shell bowls (13) teaspoon 14.5cm long combined weight 8.9oz

£300-500 429 FG350/49 Perth - a collection of Scottish provincial teaspoons to include one by Charles Murray and five by Robert Keay (6)

430 FG350/31 Perth - a Scottish provincial pair of salad servers Robert Keay, marked double headed eagle, RK, double headed eagle, RK, double headed eagle, RK, of Fiddle pattern with vacant terminals, comprising a serving spoon and fork (2)

432 FG281/10 Perth - a pair of Scottish provincial teaspoons John Urquhart, marked JU, device, eagle, device, of Fiddle pattern with script initials ‘JB’ and numbered to terminal (2) 13.3cm long, 33g

435 FG350/35 Perth - a Scottish provincial serving spoon Charles Murray, marked CM, double headed eagle, CM, double headed eagle, CM, of Old English pattern with script initial ‘L’ to terminal

£100-120

29cm long, 3.5oz

£300-500 436 FG350/29 Perth - a set of five Scottish provincial tablespoons Robert & Robert Keay, marked Edinburgh 1837, R&RK, of Fiddle pattern with script initial ‘H’ to terminal (5)

32cm long, combined weight 7.2oz

433 FG430/8 Perth - a set of six Scottish provincial tablespoons James Cornfute, marked IC, eagle, IC, eagle, of Hanoverian pattern with initials ‘AW/JC’ to reverse and initials ‘DS’ to obverse of terminal (6)

£500-800

21cm long, 10oz

£400-600

23cm long, combined weight 10.8oz

£300-500 431 FG350/10 Perth - a set of three Scottish provincial tablespoons James Cornfute, marked IC, double headed eagle, IC, double headed eagle, of Old English pattern with script initials ‘AMc’ to terminals (3)

434 FG91/9 Perth - a Scottish provincial punch lade Robert Dickson, marker’s mark only, with simple bellied bowl and twisted baleen handle with simple cap finial

22cm long, each 63g

33cm long

£300-500

£150-180

437 FG91/14 A collection of Scottish provincial flatware to include four teaspoons by Robert Keay of Perth, four teaspoons by A Mollison of Aberdeen, marked AM, A, B, D, a set of six teaspoons J Hardy Aberdeen with London hallmarks and a pair of Sugar tongs marked AR with part Edinburgh marks (15) £150-250

£120-180

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438 FB777/16 Perth - a Scottish provincial cowrie shell box John Sid, marked IS only, the polished shell with silver mounts and flush hinged three quarter opening cover with engraved crest and initials ‘IR’

20cm long, 67.9g

8.5cm long

£800-1,200

439 FG404/23 Perth - a Scottish provincial tablespoon Francis Brown & James Brown, marked IB, FB, fluer de lis, of Hanoverian pattern with script initials ‘JM / MM’ to reverse of terminal

440

440 FF454/1 Perth - a Scottish provincial mustard pot John Pringle, marked IP, double headed eagle, IP, double headed eagle, of straight sided drum form with reeded rim and foot, the slight domed hinged cover with shell thumbpiece and simple angular handle

£600-800

6.6cm high, 3.5oz

£1,000-1,500

TAIN

441 FG281/5 Tain - a Scottish provincial teaspoon William Innes, marked W.I.TAIN, thistle, sunburst; of Fiddle pattern with script initial ‘B’ to terminal 14.1cm long, 17.6g

£300-500

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442 FG331/5 Wick - a rare pair of Scottish provincial sugar tongs John Sellar, marked JS, WICK, of long Fiddle pattern with simple pointed oval bowls and engraved initial ‘P’ to bow 18cm long, 50.7g

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443 FG350/11 Unattributed - a pair of toddy ladles maker unknown, marked anchor, SLOE, anchor, of Fiddle pattern engraved to terminal ‘A McMillan’, with circular bowls 16cm long, each 34g

£200-300

444 FB777/23 Unattributed - a Scottish provincial tablespoon Marked E&M, M, O, N, of single struck Fiddle and Shell pattern with engraved script initial ‘B’ to terminal 22.5cm long, 2.1oz

Note: It is tempting to attribute this spoon to Emslie and Mollison (1833 - 1838) of Aberdeen, however it is a rather large leap to do this only as the makers initials match. The M, O & N punches perhaps have some significance to a location of manufacture and the obvious location would be Montrose, this also does not add any weight to the theory of Emslie and Mollison of Aberdeen as they have not been recorded working there.

445 FB340/14 Unattributed - a Scottish provincial quaich marked to base SW or MS, the plain tapered bowl with twin shaped lugs and simple foot rim with flat foot 11.6cm across lugs, 2.95oz

£600-800

£150-180

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‘The owner of this collection of rare examples of Old English, Scottish and Irish silver…. From time to time he has added a single piece which he has regarded as of intrinsic or unusual merit, hence the present delightful variety of the collection. There is no piece….. which is without interest to anyone who appreciates old silver in its many manifestations’ E. Alfred Jones, ‘The Collection of Sir J. H. B. Noble BT.’ In two parts International Studio


Highlights of the Sir John Noble of Ardkinglas Collection The ‘Noble collection’ was originally the creation of by Sir John Henry Brunel Noble, 1st Baronet of Ardkinglas, one of the renowned collectors in the relay part of the 20th century Sir John H B Noble’s collection was formed at a time when many treasures of British and European silver were available to collectors and his insatiable appetite for acquiring new and more important examples of the goldsmiths crafts saw him secure many internationally important items. His mantra in collecting can be seen throughout his lifetime with the collection being continually improved and ‘lesser’ pieces sold. This collection, including pieces from many of the most important dispersals of the period through Christies and Sotheby’s, was curated by Crichton Brothers of Bond Street London, a name recorded as buyer of much of the most important plate sold at the time. Sir John H B Noble’s collection grew and was originally housed in The Manor House Newcastle, it was moved to Ardkinglas by 1919 when John inherited the house from his father Sir Andrew Noble. Sir Andrew had had the house built by Sir Robert Lorimer and it was completed in 1907 and used as a summer retreat. Rightly considered one of Lorimer’s masterpieces it was constructed in remarkably quick time with the inclusion of many modern features and designs. Following the baronial Scottish style, the property was built using the finest materials and skilled craftsmen, making its quick completion even more remarkable. This combination of skill and material was matched with the installation of modern building techniques, built with cavity walls, concrete floors and modern sanitary fittings. Technology also played a part in the commission and Lorimer fitted a goods elevator and an extensive internal telephone system. Ardkinglas would prove to be testament to all who were involved in the commission and build, from Sir Andrew’s vision, Lorimer’s designs and the craftsmen’s skill shown through the very nature and quality of the building, which remains virtually unchanged since 1907. Ardkinglas would house the now large collection of silver until Sir John H B Noble’s death in 1938, when the house and collection were inherited by his two sons John Samuel Brunel Noble and Michael A C Noble, Baron Glenkinglas. At this point the collection would change shape and form, it was also through this change in ownership that the collection became known to a wider audience. Both John and Michael Noble would ultimately sell a large percentage of the collection, mainly through auction, and private treaty sales to national institutions, which created the provenance known and so highly regarded to silver collectors and academics alike. These dispersals would form single lots, named sections or indeed single owner auctions from 1935 through to 1981. Perhaps the highlight of these sales was in December 1967 in the single owner sale, sold by Michael Noble, of ‘Highly

Sir Andrew Noble

Sir John H.B. Noble

John S.B. Noble

Michael A.C. Noble

Important Old English & Scottish Gold & Silver’ which included the Edinburgh 1736 gold bullet teapot by James Ker for the Leith Races. Selling for £40,000, reputably with Queen Elizabeth II as the under bidder, now in the collection of Manchester City Galleries. One of the most important items of Scottish silver ever to be sold at auction and, at the time, one of the highest prices ever paid for silver at auction. These dispersals of the collection did not signify the end of the Noble’s collections of silver but did however signal a change in interests and collecting. John S B Noble would carry forth the family interest in silver and this combined with his passion for Scottish craft took the collections main focus into Scottish silver. In his positions as Chairman of the Edinburgh Tapestry Company and of the Scottish Craft Centre he combined the interest in the historical with the interests in promotion of the future of Scottish crafts. This combination was cemented in the 'Exhibition of Scottish silver from the collection of John Noble, Chairman of the Scottish Crafts Centre', 24th August to 12th September 1959, where some of the items included within this sale were exhibited. Since John S B Noble’s connection with the collection it has remained virtually unchanged and a new generation of family members hope that the ‘Noble Collection’ will give interest and fuel further passions in the Scottish crafts. While inventories of the main collectors additions do exist there are many gaps within the knowledge of the acquisitions and it has not been possible to determine under whose custodianship many of the items relate. It does seem clear that the collection offered bears the marks of Sir John, John and Michael Noble and highly likely spans the entire generations’ interests.

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446 FG259/169 Aberdeen - a Scottish provincial fish slice George Jamieson, marked G.J, London 1850, ABDn, of Fiddle pattern with engraved script initials ‘JN’ to terminal, shaped and pierced blade 361cm long, 5oz

£250-350 447 FG259/176 Banff - a Scottish provincial masking spoon John Keith, marked IK, B, H, of Old English pattern with script initials ‘G’ to terminal 16cm long, 16.4g

£200-300 448 FG259/158 Banff - a Scottish provincial toddy ladle George Elder, marked GE (in script) mother and child, B (in script), of chamfered short Fiddle pattern with foliate initial ‘O’ to terminal 16.2cm , 36.9g

£200-300

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449 FG259/101 Banff - a rare Scottish provincial wine funnel and stand John Keith, marked to funnel and stand, ribboned B, IK, F, the stand of simple circular outline with reeded border and engraved initials ‘JMC’ to centre, the funnel of conventional baluster form with reeded rim and matching engraved initials to body, the pull off spout with simple reeded detail (2) funnel 14cm high, stand 10.6cm diameter, combined weight 4.7oz Note: of the two recorded wine funnels this appears to be the only example with its original stand. The other example, ex David Morris Collection is now within Aberdeenshire Museums collection (B4320-1-3.)

£4,000-6,000

450 FG259/49 Montrose - a set of four Scottish provincial teaspoons Benjamin Lumsden, marked rose head, BL, rose head, of Celtic Point pattern with script initials to terminal (4)

451 FG259/43 Perth - a Scottish provincial teaspoon James Cornfute, marked IC, double headed eagle, of Old English pattern with script initial ‘C’ to terminal

12.8cm long, each 11g

13cm long, 13.5g

Provenance: How of Edinburgh, Pickering Place London

Provenance: How of Edinburgh, Pickering Place London

£180-220

£60-80 452 FG259/40 Perth - a rare pair of tablespoons James & Francis Brown, marked IB, shield or arms, FB, of Hanoverian pattern with engraved script initials ‘M / WM / AM’ to reverse of terminal, with long moulded rat tail to reverse of bowl (2) 21cm long, 54.8g and 49.2g Note: Although rarely encountered John and Francis Brown seem to have three distinct punch combination, all used with these maker’s marks. Perhaps the most common with a large ‘fluer de Lis’ or ‘PERTH’ as town marks and certainly the rarest of this form with an unidentified ‘shield of arms’. For a comparable example see ‘Silver; Made in Scotland’ G Dalgleish & H Steuart Fothringham, item 5.73

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453 453 FG259/159 Peterhead - a rare Scottish provincial egg spoon George Angus, marked GA, PHD, GA, of Fiddle pattern with script engraved initials ‘H’ to terminal and gilt egg shaped bowl 12.9cm long, 12.3g

£800-1,200 454 FG259/65 William Kirk - a set of five pairs of modern fruit knives and forks William Kirk, Edinburgh 1964, comprising five pairs of fruit knives and forks, each with polished hardstone handles and simple silver collars decorated with engraved fruit, three pronged forks and simple tapered blades (10) Note: Born in 1933, William Kirk came to learn his craft through hands on experience while apprenticed to Charles Creswick in Edinburgh. Over time as his knowledge grew he set up his own workshop in 1961 and also worked as a tutor in silversmithing for both Glasgow School of Art and Edinburgh College of Art. He received numerous commissions, including one from Queen Elizabeth II and his work features in the collections of many individuals and institutions including Edinburgh University, the National Museums of Scotland and Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museum.

His pieces are always striking in their remarkable simplicity, a design ethos he strongly believed in, he also placed a emphasis on the practicality of his pieces, believing that they should be constantly in use so that over time the bumps and grazes they encountered became part of their aesthetic appeal.

£400-600 455 FG259/53 A Victorian novelty mustard pot Mackay Cunningham & Co, Edinburgh 1874, the tapered hemispherical bowl with chased border of trailing ivy leaves, the circular cartouche with engraved crest, all raised on three supports of seated monkeys, the domed hinged cover with cast figural finial of a musician playing a triangle, with an S scroll handle, cast griffin head thumbpiece 6.8cm high, 4.9oz Note: although novelty mustard pots and cruets are common place in English silver, Scottish made examples are rare. It seems highly likely that this demand in the market was filled by the supply from specialised makers from England being retailed in Scotland.

£500-800

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456 FG259/174 A George III dish cross Alexander Gairdner, Edinburgh circa 1790 (date letter lacking), of conventional form with four square section supports with engraved crest and adjustable terminals, cast and pierced shell decoration, the central circular hinged section with beaded borders 33.5cm wide, 13.9oz Heraldry: The crest of a crescent is recorded for BAILLIE, BALFOUR, CRAWFORD, HAMILTON, KINNEAR, LESLIE, MELVILL, MENZIES, SETON and others. Exhibited: ‘Exhibition of Scottish silver from the collection of John Noble, Chairman of the Scottish Crafts Centre’, 24th August - 12th September 1959, item 58

£1,000-1,500

457 FG259/94 A fine George II bullet teapot maker’s mark lacking, Edinburgh 1743, Assay Master Edward Lothian, of compressed bullet form with chased border of scrolls, fruits and foliage, part fluted S scroll spout and acanthus capped C scroll handle, raised on a short stem and spool foot 14cm high, 20oz Note: Although apparently lacking a makers mark it is possible that the maker and Assay Master are one and the same in Edward Lothian. Holding the position of Assay Master did not preclude them from making silver or running workshops and in this case it might have been felt unnecessary to apply the maker’s / Assay Master’s mark twice to indicate this, however this is a practice occasionally noted.

£2,500-3,500

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458 Glasgow - a fine Scottish provincial lidded tankard Robert Luke, marked RL, Glasgow town mark, RL, S, the body of slight baluster form with engraved crest and twin initials ‘AG / BC’ below, the large S scroll handle with tapered rat tail and open foliate hinge, the domed cover with urn finial, all raised on a simple spreading foot, the base with engraved scratch weight ‘35”2’ 21cm high, 35oz Note: Of the fifty two 1700 - 1725 tankards listed in ‘Compendium of Scottish Silver’ R. & J. Dieter, only seven of these are of provincial manufacture and all of those of Glasgow origin. This divide of Glasgow and Edinburgh seems surprising considering the booming wealth in the city at this time. It is however not surprising that the provincial examples are only recorded for Glasgow as commissions of this size and period would be extremely rare in other provincial locations. All but two of the recorded Glasgow examples are by the Luke family of makers - three by Robert Luke and two by John Luke. Large covered tankards such as this would have represented a large and valuable commission to an early 18th century goldsmith and would have been a high status object in a family collection.

£10,000-15,000

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459 FG260/1 A rare pair of lace backed William III trefid spoons Thomas Cleghorne, Edinburgh 1695, Assay Master James Borthwick, the wide trefid terminals with vacant cartouche, foliate decoration to obverse and engraved initials ‘M / HT / BB’ to reverse, the moulded rat tails with foliate lace back scroll decoration (2) 20cm long, 53.1g and 53.7g

Note: As with most patterns of pre 1700 Scottish spoons, lace back trefids show some comparison with their English counterparts, although much rarer. Scottish Trefids fall into various sub sections with two basic types of decorative examples; lace back (such as this) and acanthus back, both are scarce compared to the plain examples This pair of spoons appear to have come from an original set of six, now split; with two in a private collection and a further pair held by the National Museum of Scotland (ex. Christies 26th July 1960, lot 146), all bearing the same initials and marked similarly (at least two lacking date letters). The slightly unusual positioning of the hallmarks, with date letter much removed from the other punches, is noted in other spoons post 1681 (with the introduction of the date

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letter) and does appear to have been a quirk of early marking. The engraved initials are typically in the Scottish style with ‘M’ above for Minister, in this case relating to Rev. Hugh Thomson and his wife Barbara Barr. Rev. Hugh Thomson was trained at the University of Edinburgh and licensed by the Presbytery of Ayr in 1688, and ordained in 1691. He married Barbara Barr and had one son and daughter. A man of great zeal and character his life is well recorded, it is known that ‘sometimes preaching four or five hours at a time, and seldom less than two, and as might be expected, with very little preparation’. Not only was he a respected minister but gained some notoriety practicing as a Doctor as well, but not charging for his skills. In partnership with his son, he took

this side line further and his son sold the medicines they produced. This income afforded Thomson the Hill of Kilmuars property that after he was demitted in 1712 he would continue to preach from. His will to preach after his successor, John Miller, had been appointed obviously caused consternation and it paved the way for the first dissenting meeting house in Ayrshire to be formed. A man of great character and obvious strength he was a man not to be meddled with or taken lightly. On a visit to Kilmarnock market he had a well recorded altercation with a blacksmith selling horseshoes. He

said jocularly, when told the price of his horse-shoes, “so much for these! I could twist them with my fingers.” “Twist them, then” said the artisan, “and you shall have the price of your own making.” Taking one, he did so, and twisted it almost with as great ease as did Samson, when he “broke the new ropes that were upon his arms.” The smith stood aghast, and considering his customer as “no cannie,” gave the shoes on his own terms, glad to get quit of him’

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460 FG260/9 European and American Gold- and Silverware Michelsen, A. - Lassen, Erik - Wanscher, Ole Og dansk sølvsmedekunst. Copenhagen: Fischer, 1941. 8vo, original decorative paper boards, dust-jacket; Rosenberg, Marc Der goldschmiede merkzeichen. Frankfurt-am-Main: Frankfurter Verlags-Anstalt, 1922. 4 volumes, third edition, blue cloth gilt; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston American silver... Boston: 1906. 8vo, photographic plates, paper wrappers; Jones, E. Alfred Old silver of Europe & America... London: B.T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928. 8vo, plates, light blue cloth; Cripps, Wilfred Joseph Old French plate. London: John Murray, 1893. 8vo, green cloth gilt; Oman, C.C. English domestic silver. London: A.&C. Black, 1934. 8vo, red cloth, dust-wrapper (9) £150-250 461 FG260/6 English Gold-, Silver- and Metalware, including Caldicott, J.W. The values of old English silver and Sheffield plate, from the XVth to the XIXth centuries. London: Bemrose & sons, 1906. 4to, original green cloth with ornamental boards; [Idem] History of old Sheffield plate... London: Macmillan and Co., 1912. 4to, original blue cloth gilt; Jackson, Sir Charles James English Goldsmiths and their marks. London: Macmillan and Co., 1921. 4to, original green cloth; Heal, Sir Ambrose The london goldsmiths 1200-1800. 4to, original green cloth gilt; Redman, William Illustrated handbook of information on pewter and Sheffield plate. Bradford: [n.p.], 1903. 8vo, original green cloth gilt; Ramsey, L.G.G. The Conoisseur new guide to antique English silver and plate. London: The Conoisseur, 1962. 8vo, original printed green boards; Hayward, J.F. Hugenot silver in England. London: Faber and Faber, 1956. 8vo, original blue cloth; Hughes, G. Berbard Small antique silverware. London: B.T. Batsford, 1957. 8vo, original blue cloth; and 7 others (14) £150-250 462 FG260/4 Burlington Fine Arts Club - Silver Exhibition of a collection of Silversmiths’ work of European origin. London: Burlington Fine Arts Club, 1901. Folio, photographic plates, original green cloth gilt £100-150

463 FG260/5 Jewitt, Llewellyn - St John Hope, W.H., editor The corporation plate and insignia of office of the cities of England and Wales. London: Bemrose & Sons, 1895. 2 volumes, 4to, red cloth gilt; Carrington, John bodman Hughes, George Ravensworth The plate of the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1926. 4to, photographic plates, red cloth gilt; Goldsmiths’ Hall Catalogue of the exhibition of the historic plate of the city of London. London (Cheapside): Goldsmiths’ Hall, 1951. 8vo, original cream cloth gilt, photographic plates; [Idem] A list of the assistants & liverymen of the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths of the City of London. London (Cheapside): November 1951. 8vo, original cream cloth gilt; [Idem] A list of the assistants & liverymen of the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths of the City of London. London (Cheapside): October 1966 (number 4). 8vo, original cream cloth gilt; Mundy, Anthony Chruso-thriambos, the triumphs of gold... London: privately printed, Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths, 1962. 8vo, original blue cloth gilt; Cripps, Wilfred Joseph College & corporation plate. London: Committee of Council on Education, 1881. 8vo, original green cloth gilt (8) £250-350

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464 FG260/8 College Plate Jones, E.Alfred The old plate of the Cambridge colleges. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1910. 4to, photographic plates, blue cloth; Moffatt, Harold Charles Old Oxford plate. London: Constable, 1906. 4to, photographic plates, blue cloth; Jones, E.Alfred Catalogue of the plate of Clare College Cambridge. Cambridge: University Press, 1939. 4to, plates, red cloth, glassine wrapper; Mahaffy, J.P. The plate in Trinity College, Dublin. London: Macmillan and Co, 1918. 4to, photographic covers; Jones, E. Alfred Catalogue of the plate of Magdalen College, Oxford. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1940. 4to, blue cloth gilt, dust-jacket; Foster, J.E. - Atkinson, T.D. An illustrated catalogue of the loan collection of plate exhibited in the Fitzwilliam Museum, May 1895. Cambridge: Deighton Bell & Co.,.. 1896. 4to, quarter Japanese vellum (6) £300-400

466 FG260/10 Exhibitions and Collections Seaford House Queen Charlotte’s loan exhibition of old silver... London: The Saint Catherine Press, 1929. 8vo, photographic plates, blue cloth; Lansdowne house Exhibition of English decorative art... London: The Collector, 1929. 4to, plates, blue cloth gilt; Old English Plate Loan exhibition of old English plate. [London: Country Life, 1929] 4to, half vellum gilt; Burns, Thomas Old Scottish communion plate. Edinburgh: R. & R. Clark, 1892. 8vo, plates, red cloth gilt; Scottish Historical Pavilion Old Scottish silver: catalogue of loan collection in Scottish historical pavillion. Glasgow Andre Holmes & Co., 1938. 8vo, original covers; Londesborough, Albert, Lord An illustrated descriptive catalogue of the collection of antique silver plate, formed by Albert, Lord Londesborough. [N.p.]: T. Richards, 1809. 8vo, plates, contemporary half calf; Finlay, Ian Scottish gold and silver work. London: Chatto & Windus, 1956. 8vo, photographic plates, blue cloth (7)

465 FG260/7 Church Plate, including Jones, E.A. The old silver and sacramental vessels of foreign Protestant churches in England. London: J.M. Dent and Company, 1908. 4to, photographic plates, original green cloth; Thorpe, Mary and Charlotte London church staves. London: Elliot Stock, 1895. 4to, quarter morocco; Oman, Charles English church plate, 597-1830. London: Oxford University Press, 1957. 8vo, blue cloth, dust-jacket; Trollope, Andrew An inventory of the church plate of Leicestershire. Leicester: Clarke and Hodgson, 1890. 2 volumes, 4to, original red cloth gilt; Jones, E. Alfred The church plate of the diocese of Bangor. London: Bemrose and Sons, 1906. 4to, red cloth gilt; Markham, Christopher A. The church plate of the county of Northampton. London: Simpkin, Marshall..., 1894. 8vo, brown cloth; Evans, T. The church plate of Oxfordshire. Oxford: The Alden Press, 1928. 8vo, photographic plates, original cloth gilt; [Idem] The church plate of Carmarthenshire... London: Henry Gray, 1907. 8vo, photographic plates, original blue cloth gilt; and 6 others, referring to Chester, Gloucestershire, Dorset, Wiltshire and Carlisle (15)

£150-250

£200-300

468 FG260/2 Orfèvrerie Allemende Orfèvrerie Allemende, Flamande, Espagnole, Italienne, pierred sures montées, ivoires et bois sculptées des XV, XVII et XVIII siècles... Paris: Galerie Georges Petit, 1911. 4to, original paper wrappers, photographic plates

467 FG260/14 Bauer, Max Precious stones... London: Charles Griffin and Company, 1904. 4to, plates, half morocco gilt; Watts, William W. Works of art in silver and other metals. London: privately printed by Herbert Reiach, 1936. First edition, 8vo, number 5 of 150 copies signed by the author, cream cloth; Jones, E. Alfred The old royal plate in the Tower of London... Oxford: Fox, Jones & Co., 1908. 4to, photographic plates, red cloth; [Idem] Old English gold plate. London: Bemrose & Sons, 1907. 4to, photographic plates, red cloth gilt; Cripps, Wilfred Jones English plate marks... London: John Murray, 1882. 8vo, original red boards; Grimwade, A.G. Anglo-Jewish silver. [N.p.]: Jewish Historical Society of England, [1954?] 8vo pamphlet, photographic plates; Victoria & Albert Museum A picture book of English domestic silver. London: Board of Education, 1929. 2 volumes, 8vo pamphlets; and 5 others (13) £200-300

£80-120

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469 FG260/11 Bainbridge, Henry Charles Peter Carl Fabergé... London: B.T. Batsford, 1949. 4to, photographic plates, blue cloth, dust-jacket; Oman, Charles The English silver in the Kremlin, 1557-1663. London: Methuen, 1961. 8vo, plates, blue cloth, dust-jacket (2) £80-120 470 FG260/12 Christie’s Catalogues - English Silver The collection of old English silver of the late Joseph Dixon, Esq. London: March 14th and 15th, 1911. 8vo, hardcover; The collection of old English silver and objects of vertu of the late Colonel Tipping. London: May 15th [16th and 17th], 1911. 8vo, hardcover; and another copy of the same work; The Swaythling collection of silversmith’s work. London: May 6th, 1924. 8vo, hardcover; The collection of old English silver plate of the late Barnet Lewis, Esq. London: February 25th, 1930. 8vo, softcover; The highly important collection of old English and foreign silver, the property of William Randolph Hearst, Esq. London: December 14th, 1938. 8vo, hardcover; Magnificent English royal plate, the property of the Right Honourable The Lord Brownlow. London: 29th May, 1963. 8vo, hardcover; An important group of George II silver by Paul De Lamerie...the property of Paul Jenks. London: 16th June, 1965. 8vo, softcover; Magnificent regency gilt banqueting plate and old English silver, the property of the Right Honourable The Earl of Harewood. London: 30th June, 1965. 8vo, softcover (9) £200-300 471 FG260/13 Auction Catalogues - English and Foreign Silver Dowells, Ltd. Catalogue of a noble service of silver plate, plated articles, collection of snuff-boxes and bon-bonnieres...the property of the late Hugh Tennent Tennent, Esq... Edinburgh: 11th April, 1890. 8vo, original paper covers; Christie’s Catalogue of fine old English silver plate, the property of...Lord Methuen... London: 25th February, 1920. 8vo, original paper covers, plates lacking; [Idem] The Dunn-Gardner collection. London: 29th and 30th April, 1902. 8vo, hardcover; Bennet & Son Ely House, Ely Place, Dublin. Dublin: 8th November, 1910. 8vo, original covers; Christie’s The collection of old English silver of the late Joseph Dixon, Esq. London: 14th and 15th March, 1911. 8vo, hardcover; [Idem] The collection of old English silver plate... [of] Colonel Tipping... London: 15th May,

1911. 8vo, hardcover; [Idem] Fine English silver plate of the 17th and 18th centuries, the property of Captain H.C.S. Ward... London: 4th February, 1914. 8vo, hardcover; [Idem] Fine English and foreign silver, the property of the late Earl of Ashburnham. London: 24th March, 1914. 8vo, hardcover; [Idem] The Swaythling collection of silversmith’s work. London: 6th May, 1924. 8vo, hardcover; [Idem] The highly important collection of old English and foreign silver, the property of William Randolph Hearst, Esq., London: 14th December, 1938. 8vo, hardcover; [Idem] Magnificent English royal plate, the property of the Right Honourable The Lord Brownlow. London: 29th May, 1963. 8vo, hardcover; [Idem] An important group of George II silver by Paul de Lamerie and other fine English silver, the property of Bryan Janks, Esq. London: 16th June, 1965. 8vo, softcover; [Idem] Magnificent regency gilt banqueting plate and old English silver, the property of the Right Honourable The Earl of Harewood. London: 30th June, 1965. 8vo, softcover; [Idem] Important old English silver, the property of Neville Hamwee, Esq. London: 18th May, 1966. 8vo, softcover; Dobrée, Alfred Japanese sword blades. The Archaeological Magazine: 1905. 8vo pamphlet (15) £300-400 472 FG260/15 Auction Catalogues Christie’s Fine old english silver plate of the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries... London: 13th June, 1911. 8vo, hardcover; Sotheby’s Catalogue of superb Elizabethan, Stuart & early Georgian silver... London: 10th april 1930. 8vo, softcover; and another copy of the same; [Idem] Catalogue of the well-known collection of fine illuminated & other manuscripts, rare early service books, incunables and other valuable printed books. London: 12th, 13th and 14th December, 1932. 8vo, softcover; [Idem] Catalogue of the important collection of silver of the 17th and 18th centuries, the property of the late Thomas Hugh Cobb, Esq. London: 19th October, 1944. 8vo, softcover; Christie’s Rare York silver and early English spoons. London: 22nd April, 1953. 8vo, softcover; [Idem] Highly important old English silver. London: 29th November, 1961. 8vo, softcover; [Idem] Old English silver. London: 5th December, 1962. 8vo pamphlet; [Idem] Old English and foreign silver. London: 27th November, 1963. 8vo, softcover; [Idem] Important old English and foreign silver. London: 16th October, 1963. 8vo, softcover; and 15 other Christie’s and other, collections, catalogues (25) £300-500

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The Jacobite Collection of the late Michael B. Sharp


Michael Baruch Sharp

Michael Sharp, a lifelong Brightonian, was born in the seaside town on 3 December 1940, where his father was a civil servant. After his education at Brighton, Hove and Sussex Grammar School he embarked upon a career in the Post Office in London, where he was employed for some 15 years, principally with the teams of personnel auditing head post offices. Michael’s interest in coins began in his early teens when he was shown a typical schoolboy coin collection by a classmate. Having joined the British Numismatic Society in October 1959, he began to form a general collection of English coins, visiting Seabys in his lunch hour during the week and Olivers, a shop in The Lanes in Brighton, on Saturdays. Michael left the Post Office and joined the staff of Baldwins on Wednesday, 1 March 1972, remaining with the then family firm for ‘’30 and a third years’’ a phrase he often used to refer to his time there. He recognised that one of the benefits of being a previous collector was that he knew and understood the satisfaction a specialist would have on acquiring a coin of great rarity. Because of this he was able to form lasting friendships with numismatists from all walks of life, learning form them while at the same time helping to enrich their collections. Over time, particularly latterly, he became the ‘go-to’ person when something came up at auction; he would be consulted by museum curators from Exeter to Edinburgh, learned institutions and private collectors alike, who would entrust him with their bids. Naturally, Michael took on his share of cataloguing coins for auction, being responsible for the dispersal of many important and fine collections. But perhaps the one catalogue which Michael was most proud of was that of Noel Woolf’s Jacobite medals (Glendining’s, 1992). All things Jacobite were of huge interest to Michael; he possessed an excellent library of Jacobite-related books and was a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, a member of the Royal Stuart Society and a life member of the 1745 Association. Micheal had helped Woolf form his magnificent collection and before it was sold had ensured it gained the maximum pre-sale publicity by being exhibited at that year’s FIDEM conference and at Messrs Phillips’ salerooms in Edinburgh. Since the turn of the century Michael had been working towards a revised edition of Woolf’s The Medallic Record of the Jacobite Movement, incorporating much new material not known to the original author; at the time of writing it is hoped that Michael’s friend and fellow Jacobite student, Victoria Thorpe, will carry on this work. On 1 July 2002 Michael joined the team of numismatists at Dix Noonan Webb, where in time he became the firm’s principal cataloguer of British coins, responsible for the four auctions of short-cross and other coins formed by his great friend Jeffrey Mass (2004-2007). Michael’s interest in Jacobite material and culture moved onwards in later life and he formed, in a relatively short period, a fine group of arms armour and relics. This passion fuelled by his work with Noel Woolf gave him great satisfaction, as he had come to enjoy giving other collectors, and brought him into a new sphere of collectors. This collection was sadly cut short in 2012 with his death after a long but bravely borne illness. It was his wish the collection be made available to a new group of collectors and is on offer in whole within this auction.

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473 FE275/6 An early curly horn snuff mull the horn body with simple curled terminal, with a pull out lid formed from a section of leather covered cork 8.5cm long Note: This form of curly horn snuff mull with no attached lid and only a leather covered ‘bung’ appears to be the earliest of this curled horn type. This style is a natural progression from baluster mulls with hinged covers, onto the simple butterfly hinged curly horns and then to the mulls with more elaborate thistle hinges and embossed decoration

474 FE275/8 An 18th century ram’s horn snuff mull of typical form, the horn lid with silver hinge in the form of a thistle and an applied cartouche with initials above and cork bung to interior, the rim with silver collar inscribed date ‘1745’

475 FE275/7 A late18th century ram’s horn snuff mull of traditional form with silver hinged lid, the hinge in the form of two thistles, with a Charles I Tower mint shilling pinned to the cork bung 9cm long

£200-300

9cm long Provenance: Martel Maides (Guernsey), 28th September 2006, lot 184

£150-250

£200-300

476 FE275/12 After Antonio David - An 18th century reversed glass cameo, circa 1730 the circular glass disc with head in profile and inscribed ‘Carolus Wallia Princeps’, dated 1745, contained in a circular moulded frame

477 FE275/13 A 19th century oval portrait miniature of Prince Charles Edward Stuart the oval miniature painted on bone with half length portrait in tartan jacket with garter and star, wearing a blue bonnet with white cockade, in gilt surround and lacquered frame

7cm diameter

miniature 7cm high

Provenance: Ex Spink & Son, receipt dated April 30th 1969 and from the estate of N Woolf

£200-300

£150-180

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478 FE275/10 A George II silver gilt oblong snuff box unmarked, circa 1745, with moulded sides, the cover set with a miniature portrait of Charles Edward Stuart behind glass 7cm x 5.2cm Provenance: Christies 1996, Lot 345. Woolley & Wallis (Salisbury) 26 January 2005, lot 345

£800-1,200

479 FE275/9 An 18th century ormolu and tortoise shell Jacobite snuff box of circular outline, the interior of the false upper lid painted in reverse on glass with a portrait of Bonnie Prince Charlie in highland dress, the side chased with vignettes of flowers and foliage, the base and lid of turned patterned tortoiseshell inlaid with pique decoration of bird on a stem, the base finely turned in the form of a rosette 7.5cm diameter Provenance: From the estate of the late Lord Mowbray and Stourton, Matthew Barton Ltd, 22 November 2011, lot 321

£1,500-2,500

480 FE275/11 An 18th century French gold mounted tortoiseshell snuff box GG, Paris 1747, of canted oblong outline with an alternating serpentine border and an all over wavy design, the interior with scalloped borders, set with an enamelled portrait of Prince Charles Edward Stuart inside the cover and inscribed ‘ARTUS’ on the closure, (probably a retailer’s name) with a waved thumbpiece 8.2cm wide Provenance: Woolley & Wallis (Salisbury) 26th January 2005, lot 346

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481 FE275/25 A James II silver touch piece by James Rottier for use in France, Woolf obverse die 2, reverse die 2, VF £300-500

482 FE275/14 Flora Macdonald - a mid 18th century handkerchief the rectangular linen handkerchief of fine weave in modern frame 116cm x 22cm

£300-400

483 FE275/27 JAMES THOMAS BRUDENELL - A set of silver plated campaign cutlery Joseph Mappin & Brothers, comprising a fork, knife and spoon, the latter including a corkscrew, the ivory handles bearing the coronet and monogram of James Thomas Brudenell, 7th and last Earl of Cardigan, contained in the original leather covered travelling case Note: James Brudenell, Earl of Cardigan held successive commissions in the 8th, 15th and 11th Hussars. Despite various career set-backs he nevertheless commanded the Light Brigade of Cavalry in the Crimean War and lead the infamous Charge of the Light Brigade in November 1854. He later achieved the rank of Lieutenant General and was a General Officer of Hussars. He famously ‘went to war’ in his private yacht and this campaign set could well have been used during this period.

£1,500-2,500

484 FE275/2 A cowhorn powder flask of dark and light cow horn, the lighter section skillfully engraved with Jacobite symbolic flower heads all above scrolling flower stems set within a panel with feather engraved edges, the scalloped top separating the dark section containing the brass spring loaded powder nozzle, the brass engraved with the initials ‘I Mc K’ 13.2cm long Provenance: Bonhams 20 April 2011, lot 206

£400-600

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485 FE275/5 An early 18th century cow horn powder flask decorated with incised roundels of star shape on each side, with light and dark horn, of hexagonal form with pinewood base attached with handmade nails, the initials ‘AM’ cut at the base, the cord holder pierced and raised with two grooves 24.5cm long

£600-800

486 FE275/3 An early 18th century flattened cow horn powder flask circa 1720, of plain undecorated octagonal form with pinewood base attached with handmade nails, the nozzle cut with three grooves holding the stopper cord 25cm long

£400-600

487 FE275/4 An early 18th century flattened cow horn powder flask circa 1718, of small rounded edge form decorated on one side with a shield shaped date panel and below with a circle cut with a six pointed star, the base edge decorated with semi circles 17.7cm long

£700-900

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488 FE275/1 A rare early 18th century silver-mounted pocket ram’s horn powder flask with an engraved inscription on the base ‘Dunblain fight Nov. 13th 1715 Kings Gen: D Argile. Prenders & Mar Inv:At:Def: by Erl of Sur lnd: Prs:in: Takn: by Gen: Cartr: & Wills Pretender: Erl: Mar & ye rest of ye Party run away from Perth. M. Cadogen Yr Kings Gen. Jan 30th1715/6’, the silver nozzle and turned mount decorated with incised line turning, secured by two screws, the base with screw top silver cap 14cm long Note: The engraving refers to the aftermath of the Battle of Sheriffmuir, fought north of Dunblane in the 1715 Jacobite Rising led by the Earl of Mar in an unsuccessful attempt to regain the Stewart crown from the army of the Hanoverian King George I led by the Duke of Argyll

£2,000-3,000

489 FE275/24 An early 18th century scroll butt flintlock steel belt pistol by James McKenzie of Dundee, signed on the edge of lock plate, thistle and Jacobite rose engraved to each side of the stock, the cock of pierced disc form, two stage barrel decorated at the breech with fluted lines and chevrons at the muzzle overall length 33cm, barrel 22.8cm

£3,000-5,000

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490 FE275/22 A Scottish Highland dirk circa 1785, the grip of highly figured and patinated root wood skilfully carved into a traditional interlaced pattern, the flat disk pommel with brass cap, the hand guard decorated with a brass heart on each side, the single edged blade notched cut and engraved to the back edge, in original tooled leather sheath 40cm overall length

£1,200-1,800


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491 FE275/21 An early brass handled dirk the one piece brass handle with ribbed grip and simple incised linear decoration to pommel, the blade (reduced from a sword blade) marked “ME FECIT’ with a triple ‘S’ mark below 45cm overall length Provenance: ‘Fine Scottish Silver’ Lyon & Turnbull, 13th Feburary 2008, lot 372 Note: For an almost identical dirk hilt see cat 2:3 Swords and Sorrows 1996, from Glasgow Museums (1940-45 CEW 895)

£3,000-5,000

492 FE275/23 A Sgian-Dubh the stag horn grip skillfully carved with overall lozenge decoration in two panels either side of the grip, the short single edged blade with copper ferrule, in original leather sheath 19cm overall length

£200-300

493 FE275/28 An early 18th century Lochaber Axe of characteristic form, the broad blade with slightly convex cutting edge clipped-in about and below, integral circular socket mounts, the upper one surmounted by a re-curved hook of tapering circular section, the lower one with integral side-straps riveted to the original wooden shaft of circular section, and conical iron shoe with compressed globular terminal 30.45cm head Provenance: By repute Alnwick Castle, Northumberland Bonhams (Knightsbridge) Auction17948, 24th November 2012, lot 48

£500-800

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494 FE275/26 An 18th century silver hilted small sword of Jacobite interest with George III period London hallmarks to the knuckle guard, of traditional form, the grip bound with a double twist of silver wire, having chased decoration on the reversed hand guard and pommel, the triangular section blade with remains of blued and gilt decoration with a ‘C’ surmounted by a royal crown with a stylised thistle above, with a later black leather scabbard with silver mounts Glasgow 1858 - 59; together with the book ‘Prince Charlie and the Borderland’ overall length 87.5cm, blade length 67cm Provenance: Bought at Dowells Auctioneers, George Street, Edinburgh Collection of William Sinclair and Mrs. Hays of Crosby Lodge. ‘Scottish Silver & Accessories’ Lyon & Turnbull 26th August 2008, lot 398 Literature: Appears and illustrated in ‘Prince Charlie and the Borderland’ 1928 pages 209 and 264: ‘... small sword is described as a court rapier said to have once been in the possession of Prince Charles Edward Stewart the Young Pretender’. Note: This sword originally thought to have belonged to Bonnie Prince Charlie has since been disproved, even although it has a provenance stretching back to early exhibitions of the subject and period. While disappointing to have the ownership disproved it does show how important the Jacobite cause and the ‘45 have been held within Scotland and the UK for generations. Many relics such as this gain provenance and reputation with connections to the cause and while the links are lost they are generally assumed to be based in some truth of genuine connection, which over time has been distorted. While the sword can no longer be considered that of Prince Charles, its connection while not understood is not without interest, the statement in the 1928 exhibition of ‘once been in the possession of Prince Charles’ perhaps suggests the connection but not to ownership or use rather than as a personal gift to Charles or trophy.

£3,000-5,000

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495 FE275/18 An 18th century basket hilted cavalry broadsword circa 1780, the large open polished hilt with flat bars pierced with hearts and round oval section and horseman’s loop, the bars forming a ring below the large bun shaped pommel, the double edged steel blade with double fullers to each side, stamped before the forte ‘I C H H N I’

496 FE275/17 A Scottish basket-hilted broadsword circa 1760, the large guard of flat section bars in conventional pattern with pierced hearts to each side of the hilt, the wide wrist guard with wooden grip, with a small bun shaped pommel, the double edged blade with five long fullers running for 26cm from the ricasso, struck on both sides with an orb and cross

Blade 83.5cm long

Blade 84cm long

Provenance: Tennants (Leyburn) 30th September 2011, lot 310

Provenance: Dix Noonan & Webb, 17th September 2004, lot 1426

£800-1,200

497 FE275/20 A Scottish basket-hilted broadsword circa 1760, the large guard of round section bars, with pierced hearts in a circle pattern to each side of the hilt, the short wrist guard with wooden grip and a large bun shaped pommel, the double edged blade with two short and two long fullers Blade 84cm long Provenance: Dreweatt Neate (Bristol) Auction 20125, 25th April 2006, lot 565

£800-1,200

£800-1,200

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498 FE275/19 A Scottish basket-hilted back-sword circa 1730, with flat section bars pierced with hearts forming a ring below the pommel, with horseman’s loop and a wooden grip, the tapering single edged blade with narrow double fuller along the back for most of its length, incised ‘Andria’ and ‘Farara’ between ‘S’ and star marks towards the forte, in a tooled leather scabbard Blade 86cm long Provenance: Bonhams (Knightsbridge) Auction 18814, 20th April 2011, Lot 118

£600-800

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499 FE275/16 A Scottish basket-hilted broadsword circa 1700, the guard of round section bars in conventional pattern with ‘S’ patterns to each side of the hilt, the ray skin bound grip with a double twist of silver wire, the double edged blade with three short fullers struck with the name ‘ANDRIA VARARA’ Provenance: Gorringes (Worthing) 30th November 2006, Lot 234

£1,000-1,500

500 FE275/15 A late 17th century ‘Transitional’ basket-hilted broadsword the large guard of flat section bars in a rare pattern with pierced squares to each side of the hilt, short wrist guard, large conical shaped pommel, double edged German blade with two-short fullers and struck with I O H N ? an orb and running wolf marks 35 inch blade Provenance: Bonhams (Knightsbridge) Auction 14917, 25th July 2007, lot 143

£1,200-1,800


The Peter Nicholson Collection, Auchtertool House, Fife Part I

The following lots (501-525) form part I of three sections of the arms and armour collection of the late Peter Nicholson of Auchtertool House in Fife. Peter from a young age held a strong interest in all things Scottish but often with a strong leaning towards crafts and craftsmanship. His collection which has been built up over many years was well displayed in Auchtertool House which he shared with his wife, Lori. Other items include, wood quaichs, biggins, horn beakers, mulls and other examples of Scottish craft. One item of Jacobite interest is a framed panel with a fragment of tartan, silver button, pen and ink of the tomb of the last Stuarts and note detailing provenance Lori has now made the difficult decision to sell the collection but knows that the pieces will be well appreciated by fellow collectors in Scotland and also further afield. The first part is a good cross section covering not only edged weapons but also treen, mulls, sporrans, dirks and associated items. The second half of the Scottish Arms will be sold next year. Peter not only collected Scottish weapons but also European pieces including; A German large double handed processional sword, an Italian breast plate, circa 1600, a European Burgonet, circa 1590 and other armour and edged weapons. These will be sold in a forthcoming interiors sale along with a number of pieces of furniture, tapestries, paintings etc. from Auchtertool House. A number of these pieces have been hand made by Peter from scratch, a number incorporate antique elements and have been ‘recreated’ to a useful piece of furniture and some are antiques that have required some restoration to preserve them for future generations. A Scottish portrait by Sir John Watson Gordon, which is full length will be of interest to Scottish arms collectors is of the artist Francis Grant as an esquire to the Knight Marischal, Alexander Keith. He is resplendent in full Highland dress with dirk, sword, powder horns and pistols, for the visit of George IV to Edinburgh in 1822, his apparel was typical of the ‘excesses’ displayed by many who attended the visit in an official capacity.

501 FG9/279 A Victorian presentation silver ewer Robert Hennell, London 1855, the cylindrical body with profusely engraved decoration, and presentation inscription, the hinged cover with fighting stag and hound finial 35cm high, 56oz

Note: The presentation inscription reads ‘Presented to Alexander Campbell Esq of Monzie, by upwards of 500 non-electors of Inverness to mark their appreciation of his conduct in coming forward as a candidate, the independence of the Inverness District of Burgh at the late General Election their aprobation of the courtesy and firmness he displayed throughout the contest and their gratitude for his eloquent advocacy of the just claims of the unfranchised working man July 1857’

£500-800

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502 FG9/71 A Victorian roe deer trophy desk stand unmarked, the white metal mounts enclosing a granite base, with antler feet, skull and antler pen rack and a spherical inkwell set citrines, the frame with cast highlander figures and applied cartouches 27cm x 18cm

£600-900 503 FG9/246 A set of six George III tablespoons Patrick Robertson, Edinburgh 1766 of Onslow pattern with rat tail to bowls (6) 21cm long, 12.2oz

£300-400

504 FG9/73A A late Victorian dress powder horn J Center, Edinburgh 1898, the curved flattened cow horn body applied with thistle cartouche inscribed ‘A Ross Nimmo’, with thistle formed terminal set with facetted amethyst, the wide terminal with embossed thistle mounts with citrine to centre 34cm long

£400-600

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505 FG9/231A A Victorian plaid brooch R & H B Kirkwood, Edinburgh 1892, of annular form with shaped circular outline with pierced and engraved border and Celtic bosses

506 FG9/231 A Victorian plaid brooch J Duncan, Edinburgh 1898, of shaped circular outline with embossed thistles and centrally set facetted citrine

9.5cm diameter

£200-300

8.5cm diameter

£200-300

508 FG9/134A An early Victorian silver mounted staved luggie composed of fine alternating feathered staves with twin integral shaped lugs, with applied shield cartouche and reeded banding

511 FG9/238 A large curly horn snuff mull of traditional form with well coiled body, large butterfly hinge to horn cover with vacant cartouche; together with horn point example with simple mounts

8cm high, 16.5cm wide across lugs

14cm long

£400-600

£400-600

509 FG9/73 A group of four horn beakers each of tapering form with simple reeded rims (4)

512 FG9/237 A serpent head horn snuff mull of traditional curled form with carved serpent head terminal with inset eyes, the hinged wooden cover with scalloped mounts; together with an early curly horned mull (2)

tallest 13.5cm

£300-500 510 FG9/59 A group of sgian dubhs to include A Transvaal Scottish officers, with carved grip and applied badges, with thistle mounts and borders; mid 18th century horn handled example and a Victorian carved wooden dummy example (3)

9cm long

£400-600

cantle 17cm wide

513 FG9/232 A late George III seals’ head snuff mull the cow horn point with carved figural terminal with inset eyes, the collar mount engraved ‘Alexr Turnbull 1794’ with butterfly hinge and plaque with crest and motto to horn cover

£300-500

13cm long

507 FG9/133 An Edwardian sporran McGillivray & Sons, Glasgow 1908, the hoop cantle with Celtic decoration and bosses, with seal skin body with seven pendant tassels

£400-600

£300-500

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514 FG9/55 A late 18th century leather sporran the tooled leather pouch with studded details and hinged engraved white metal cantle 25cm long (excluding tassels)

ÂŁ1,000-1,500

515 FG9/233 A small 18th century ivory snuff mull of baluster form with simple collar and butterfly hinge to ivory cover, with central set cartouche with engraved initials 5cm high

ÂŁ300-500

516 FG9/239 A mid 18th century thee lugged quaich of traditional staved form with brass binding and three integral lugs diameter of bowl 14cm

ÂŁ800-1,000

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517 FG9/110 A framed Jacobite display the oak frame carved with thistle and lion rampant borders with crown surmount and titled ‘The Fatal ‘45’, containing a fragment of tartan, silver button, pen and ink of the tomb of the last Stuarts and note detailing provenance frame 53cm x 44cm Note: The framed with enclosed note reading ‘The MacDonell (Keppoch) tartan spun by Mrs MacDonell of Keppoch of the time of the ‘45 of which a suit of clothes was given to Prince Charlie when he left his won during his wanderings.

£1,500-2,500

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518 FG9/343 A Scottish Highland dirk the wooden handle with interlaced carved grip of traditional form, with silver mounted pommel and mounts to leather scabbard, single edge blade with short fuller black leather scabbard and belt with brass buckle. blade 30cm long, overall length

519 FG9/322 A Scottish military backsword circa 1790 with cut away hilt of horseman’s type, formed with pierced triangles and holes on each plate, bun shaped pommel, the grip bound with dogfish skin, single edge blade signed on back edge SOLINGEN .

40cm

blade 81cm long, overall length

£200-300

97cm

£600-900

104cm

521 FG9/318 A Scottish basket hilted broad sword of Glasgow type, circa 1700 the basket formed of round section bars cut with grooves, the side guards with hearts pierced on each plate, large asymmetrical basket with missing wrist guard, the pommel cut with grooves the wooden grip bound with black leather, and loose brass wire the blade struck in the fuller CLEMENT BRACH XXIN SOLINGEN and with an armourer’s mark.

£3,000-5,000

blade 81cm long, overall length

520 FG9/328 A Scottish basket hilted broad sword of Glasgow type, circa 1700 the basket formed of flat section bars with central grooves, the side guards with hearts pierced on each plate, iron loop on one inner panel, with the spherical pommel cut with a series of raised lob shaped grooves, the white ray skin grip bound with copper wire, the single edge blade with blade smiths mark. blade 86cm long, overall length

97cm

£1,200-1,800

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522 FG9/313 A Scottish basket hilted broad sword of Glasgow type, circa 1700 the basket formed of flat section bars with centre grooves, the side guards with hearts pierced on each plate, small wrist guard, the pommel cut with grooves, the wooden grip replaced, the narrow blade of diamond section, unmarked blade 88cm long, overall length 103cm

£600-900

523 FG9/314 A Scottish basket hilted broad sword of Glasgow type, circa 1700 the basket formed of flat section bars with centre grooves, traces of old Japanned decoration, side guards with hearts pierced on each plate, ‘A’ struck at the wrist guard, the pommel cut with grooves the wooden grip bound with leather and a twist of silver wire, replacement ferules and grip, the blade with single short fuller, struck Andrea and Ferara. blade 71cm long, overall length 94cm

£1,200-1,800

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524 FG9/315 A Scottish basket hilted broad sword of Glasgow type, circa 1700 the brass basket formed of flat section bars with central grooves, hearts pierced on each plate, the pommel of octagonal form, the original wooden grip bound with white ray skin and with a double twist of brass wire the blade struck with ANDREA FERARA in script

525 FG9/312 A Scottish basket hilted broad sword of Glasgow type, circa 1700 the basket formed of flat section bars with centre grooves, the side guards with hearts pierced on each plate, missing wrist guard, the pommel cut with grooves, the wooden grip bound with leather, original liner, the blade with running wolf mark with original scabbard

blade 92cm long,

blade 89cm long,

overall length 105cm

overall length 104cm

£2,500-3,500

£2,000-3,000


Jacobite Glass, Arms, Armour & Accessories 526 A 19th century Jacobite cordial glass the trumpet bowl above a moulded wrythen stem and spreading foot, the bowl engraved with displayed rose head, intertwined buds, star and oak leaf, inscribed ‘Fiat’ 16cm high, rim 6cm diameter

£250-350

527 A Jacobite wine glasss the knopped trumpet bowl above slightly tapered stem and spreading foot with folded rim, the bowl engraved with a sunflower and displayed bird 1638cm high, rim 8cm diameter

£500-800

528 A Jacobite cordial glass the trumpet bowl above plain stem and spreading foot, engraved with intertwined displayed rose head and twin buds 15cm high, rim 5.1cm diameter

£800-1,200

529 A Jacobite glass tumbler of straight sided form with engraved intertwined rose buds, the reverse with engraved displayed bird 11cm high, 9cm diameter

£800-1,200

530 Jacobite interest - an 18th century silk and embroidered panel the framed panel part of a silk dress with embroidered holy and fruiting vine borders, in simple oak frame with hand written annotations pasted to reverse frame 29cm x 25cm Note: The hand written notes to reverse read ‘Inverniell, Ardrishaig, Argyll, this piece of a dress belonging to Catherine Graham, wife of William , 4th lord

Widdington is given to Andrew E Murray on his marriage June 14 1910 by his relatives, Olive Campbell, Una Campbell, Neill D. Campbell’ with additional note ‘{Piece of embroidered satin formely part of a dress belonging to Lady Catherine Graham, daughter of Sir Richard Graham of Netherby and Eske 1635 - 1695 who was involved in the 1690 conspiracy for the restoration of James VII. She married William, 4th Lord Widdington 1678 - 1743 who was convicted of high treason upon 7 July 1716 for his support of James VIII but was pardoned. She died 1757’.

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531 FE459/1 Scottish basket-hilted horseman’s back sword circa 1770 the military hilt of flat section iron with shaped hand guard of lozenge shaped plates (oval at side of guard area and wrist guard missing) with original buff leather liner covered with crimson felt, bun shaped pommel with ray skin grip bound with a treble twist of copper wire with Turks heads, the single edge blade with two long fullers blade 80cm long Provenance: The Blair sale, Lyon & Turnbull 14th March 2012 lot 702 Note: This sword is by family tradition the sword of Major Hamilton Blair, 23rd Laird. A similar sword is depicted in the portrait of Colonel William Gordon of Fyvie by Pompeo Batoni (1708 -1787) at Fyvie Castle, Aberdeenshire.

£1,000-2,000

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532 FG209/1 Scottish basket-hilted back sword the basket of round section bars with pierced side guards decorated with hearts and filed edge cuts, missing grip, bun shaped low pommel cut with twelve cross grooves, part of buff leather liner, scroll wrist guard, single edge corroded blade with fuller running three quarters length 103cm

534 FG167/1 A Scottish basket-hilted broad sword circa 1750, engraved conical pommel GOD SAVE KING JAMES 8 J 8 R surmounted by crown with further initials FM, the basket of highland type (missing wrist guard ) the side guards with pierced shields and apertures, the grip of black leather, French type double edge cavalry blade etched with sun burst and VIVE LE ROY

£600-900

32 inch blade

blade 86cm long, overall length

533 FG167/2 A Scottish basket-hilted broad sword circa 1760, for military service, with plain standard issue basket (missing part of back guard) plain wooden grip and double edge blade with short central fuller 32 inch blade

£800-1,200

Note: Sword made for a Scot in French Service.

£1,500-2,000


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535 FG237/1 A rare late 17th/early 18th century Scottish targe the leather covered wooden circular carcass with brass domed studded border enclosing alternating motifs of crowned thistles and stars, surrounding a central domed boss, the reverse with deer hide covering and traces of leather arm strap diameter 49cm Provenance: Property of a Gentleman Literature: For an example of a targe of similar form from the William Keith Neal Collection, see ‘Culloden - The Swords and Sorrows’ 16th April 20th September 1996, page 57, item 4:3 Note: The Highland targe is perhaps the most overlooked yet iconic aspect of a Jacobite’s apparel. The targe was as important to the men that bore them as the basket hilted sword and its use in the deadly ‘Highland Charge’, which had proved so effective throughout the campaigns, is undeniable. Their importance at the time, now often overlooked, was obvious, as there are many examples of portraits of important Jacobite figures with their targes and they also feature prominently in poetry of the early 18th century. “Joyful tidings through the Highlands, Hosts for conflict arming, Hammers beating making targes of bossy fine devices” Taken from Alexander MacDonald’s ‘A New Song’ Compared to swords, dirks and even pistols the survival rate of these targes is small. It is well recorded that they were often the first item to be discarded upon the aftermath of the defeat at Culloden as men trying to make their escaped needed to do so un encumbered of weight and the sword and dirk were the fighting tools needed if they were captured. Also by the nature of manufacture

they were not the type of items to survive being hidden - as so many swords and dirks were post 1746 in the romantic thatch of a roof or under floor boards. Expertly produced it appears that these objects were not provincially or amateur made items but as with swords, dirks and pistols centres of manufacture appear to sprung up. Sadly no documentary evidence can be found to support this or suggest a location. However even within the small survival there are features of design and style which must be from the same hand, this example and the one within the William Keith Neal collection bearing this point perfectly. The iconography of the crowned thistle on this and its ‘pair’ is interesting and for a maker to use the royal badge such as this must suggest either a close connection with the Royal family or the cause. While it can only be conjecture it has previously been suggested that this use may suggest the targes of this type were for a royal guard or ‘regiment’. This targe is not only a weapon but a symbol of support of

the Stuarts and defiance to the English monarchy. While the surface construction perhaps appears simple, the finer details of construction bear out the use and professional manufacture. Often formed of overlaid twin layers of oak or pine planks to give strength the leather covering not only bound this structure together but provided a surface to deflect softer blows. The cover to the

reverse, also with deer hide often had packing material between, to cushion the blow and the fur outwards again adding another layer of protection. The use of the highland targe appears to have virtually ended with the defeat at Culloden and this signalled the beginning of the loss of Scottish targes.

£5,000-8,000

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536 FF409/6 An early Victorian curly horn snuff mull unmarked, the curled horn with applied shield cartouche, engraved initials, the hinged coned cover with centrally set citrine and a foliate border, inscribed ‘William Ross Perth’; together with a smaller example with simple engraved mounts (2)

539 FF152/1 A late George III curl horn snuff mull unmarked, the well coiled horn with simple collar mount inscribed ‘James Robertson’ the hinged horn cover with scalloped mount and applied shield cartouche with engraved crest 9.5cm long

£150-180

10cm and 7cm long

£200-250 537 FF409/6A An early Victorian curly horn snuff mull unmarked, the large horn body with coiled terminal, with applied shield cartouche and simple collar, inscribed ‘ Presented to Mr John Powrie by the mechanics of the Old Tay Street Mills in token of their respect to him as their Foreman 1838’, the hinged horn cover with applied thistle and ball hinge 10cm long

£180-220 538 EAC126/5 A curly horn snuff mull the curled blonde horn with butterfly hinge, pierced, engraved and foliate cover 11.5cm long

£150-180

540 EAB984/27 A Scottish plaid brooch unmarked, of conventional annular form with engraved border of foliate scrolls surrounding a collet set foil backed crystal 8.5cm diameter

£200-300 541 EAB984/43 A Scottish collet gold mounted hardstone brooch centrally set with a round cut citrine, flanked by panels of hardstones together with a penannular brooch of typical form set with various crystals and stones (2) gold example 6cm wide

£200-300

542 FG192/4 A Queen’s Own Cameron Highlander officer’s dirk the blackwood baluster handle carved with basket weave and displayed highland trophies of war with brass studs and gilt brass thistle mounts, the pommel with foil backed crystal, the leather covered scabbard with thistle embossed mounts and with matching bi knife and fork, the single fullered blade with etched battle honours and badges etc overall length 43cm, blade 29.5cm

545 FG284/2 A Scottish Highland Dirk circa 1860 of traditional form, the shaped root wood grip carved with cross over plaiting studded with brass headed nails at intersection, faceted stone inset in pommel, cast gilt brass mounts cast with stylized thistles, plain single edged blade, the back edge cut and shaped with a series of grooves, black leather scabbard mounted with cast brass mounts with bi knife and three prong fork

long

blade 29cm long, overall length

£800-1,200

50cm

£1,000-1,500 543 FG192/5 A Queen’s Own Cameron Highlander’s sgian dubh the basket weave wooden handle with brass studs and applied Egypt battle honour, thistle collar setting to pommel (stone lacking); together with a white metal mounted civilian sgian dubh with carved handle and Celtic engraved mounts (2) 21cm and 18.5cm long

£200-300 544 FG281/7 A modern sgian dubh R G Lawire, Glasgow 1924, with carved horn basket weave handle with simple pommel cap, the leather covered wooden scabbard with shaped mount with Celtic beasts and knotwork engraved 21cm long

£200-300

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546 FG284/1 A rare Scottish lowland dirk circa 1820 interlaced root wood grip studded with brass at intersections, brass pommel mounted with faceted stone, single edged etched blade with wide central fuller and Royal crown, back edge decorated with alternating grooves, gilt brass shaped and moulded scabbard with bi knife and two pronged fork, engraved “Hunter Army Contractor South Bridge Edinburgh” within laurel leaves blade 31cm long, overall length 49cm long

£1,000-1,500


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547 FF106/1 19TH CENTURY SCOTTISH SCHOOL PORTRAIT OF JOHN BUCHANAN HAMILTON (1822–1903), CHIEF OF BUCHANAN Oil on canvas 90cm x 71cm (35.5in x 28in)

£1,000-1,500

548 FF106/2 ROBERT RONALD MCIAN (SCOTTISH 1803–1856) THE BUCHANAN Inscribed with title, oil on panel 31cm x 22cm (12.25in x 8.75in) Note: This is the original of ‘The Buchanan’ from which the plate in ‘The Clans of the Scottish Highlands’ (1845) was taken.

£400-600

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Smaller items & Pictures Mailboxes Etc 44/46 Morningside Road Edinburgh EH10 4BF The direct link to the ordering form is: http://www.mbeedinburgh.com/ art-and-antiques.php Tel: +44 (0)131 556 6226 Fax: +44 (0)131 652 3673 Email: edinburgh@mbescotland.com

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Packing and Shipping Please note that we do not pack or ship items. The following suggested carriers will be able to arrange packing and shipping; please contact them directly to receive a quote. You may wish to contact an alternative courier.

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Local Deliveries Local deliveries can be arranged by A&S Pert Removals. Telephone 07876 343520.

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Furniture and larger items Constantine Constantine House North Caldeen Road Coatbridge North Lanarkshire ML5 4EF Tel: +44(0)1236 750055 Fax: +44(0)1236 750077 E-mail: enquiries@constantinemoving.com A Van Man Transport Unit 5, Benridge Park Holyrood Close, Creekmoor Poole, Dorset BH17 7BD Tel: +44 (0)1202 600 012 Fax: +44 (0)1202 600 206 Email: office@avmt.co.uk Fine Art Carriers Gallery Support Group 37 Cremer Street London E2 8HD Tel: +44 (0)20 7729 6692 Email: info@gallerysupportgroup.com

Arrangements for Sold Lots All bought items will be held free of charge at Broughton Place until the Friday following the sale. Thereafter lots will be removed to store in Edinburgh and a charge incurred. Administration fee: £20 + VAT Storage charges per lot per day are: Large Items £5 inc. insurance + VAT Small Items £2.50 inc. insurance + VAT Catering Refreshments will be available at the saleroom on view days and day of sale.

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Scotland: Applied Arts & Design | 19/08/2013