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Lot 293: ALEXANDER RITCHIE (1856-1941), IONA CELTIC REVIVAL COPPER SERVING TRAY, CIRCA 1920 74.5cm long
26 October 2016
Edinburgh, United KingdomLive Auction
ALEXANDER RITCHIE (1856-1941), IONA
CELTIC REVIVAL COPPER SERVING TRAY, CIRCA 1920
of rectangular form with scroll handles, repoussé decorated with a griffin and entwined foliage
Tray looks good and is in good overall condition
Some crispness in the detail lost through polishing
Three small splits to the metal on the rim at one end
Minor nicks, marks and surface scratches here and there commensurate with the age and use of the tray
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Notes: Literature: MacArthur, E. Mairi, ''Iona Celtic Art: The Work of Alexander and Euphemia Ritchie'', 2003, p.47, pl. 12b