A Scottish pottery figure of a Highlander, probably Rathbone's Pottery, Portobello, circa 1820,
Lot 470
A Scottish pottery figure of a Highlander, circa 1820, probably Rathbone's Pottery, Portobello,
Sold for £7,050 (US$ 11,698) inc. premium
Auction Details
The Scottish Sale Edinburgh
24 Aug 2005 11:00 BST

Auction 11788
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Lot Details
A Scottish pottery figure of a Highlander,
circa 1820, probably Rathbone's Pottery, Portobello,
modelled wearing a blue tam o'shanter hat, plaid and kilt with fox-head sporran, red checked socks, with a dirk and flintlock pistol, he holds a snuff mull in his right hand, standing on naturalistic base,
31cm high, (the hilt of his dirk missing)

Footnotes

  • For a similar example see Phillips, Edinburgh, European Ceramics and Glass, May 17th 1996, lot 271.
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