An Edinburgh artist's box, a Scottish tea caddy & an 18th century engraved glass window pane (cracked)
Lot 21
A section of glass, engraved by 'Andrew Bonar' dated 1764,
Sold for £87 (US$ 147) inc. premium
Auction Details
An Edinburgh artist's box, a Scottish tea caddy & an 18th century engraved glass window pane (cracked) An Edinburgh artist's box, a Scottish tea caddy & an 18th century engraved glass window pane (cracked) An Edinburgh artist's box, a Scottish tea caddy & an 18th century engraved glass window pane (cracked) An Edinburgh artist's box, a Scottish tea caddy & an 18th century engraved glass window pane (cracked) An Edinburgh artist's box, a Scottish tea caddy & an 18th century engraved glass window pane (cracked) An Edinburgh artist's box, a Scottish tea caddy & an 18th century engraved glass window pane (cracked)
Lot Details
A section of glass, engraved by 'Andrew Bonar' dated 1764,
Contained in a moulded oak frame with card inscribed 'This pane of glass was taken from a window in our ware house on the occasion of the alteration of our premises in 1854. The apartment had been the private office of Mess Ramsay Bonar Company Bankers at the date inscribed on the glass, John Clappinton' and on the obverse 'This ticket was written by Thomas S Smith on 17th Dec 1873', together with an artist's box, stamped 'Sandeman & Son Makers Edinburgh', and with a George III mahogany tea caddy, of rectangular form with bone key guard, the interior fitted with twin compartments and central mixing bowl aperture, 40.5cm wide, 30cm deep, 3cm high, 30cm wide, 15cm deep, 14.5cm, 26cm x 35cm, (3).

Footnotes

  • Andrew Bonar of Ramsay, Bonar & Co, was one of the banks responsible for the financing of the construction of Edinburgh's New Town. Easter Warriston House was converted into a crematorium in 1929 by Sir Robert Lorimer's architectural practice, Lorimer & Matthew.
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  1. Kenneth Naples
    Specialist - European Sculpture and Works of Art
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