Edwin Roscoe Mullins (British 1849-1907)
Lot 2
Edwin Roscoe Mullins, English (1849-1907): A pair of late 19th century sculpted white marble busts of John Henderson (1827-1893) and his second wife, Jessie
£4,000 - 6,000
US$ 6,700 - 10,000
withdrawn
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Lot Details
Edwin Roscoe Mullins, English (1849-1907): A pair of late 19th century sculpted white marble busts of John Henderson (1827-1893) and his second wife, Jessie
he modelled full face with beard wearing a frock coat, signed and dated to the rear E. Roscoe Mullins, 1893, she with her head turned slightly to dexter, her hair dressed in a chignon, wearing a draped bodice, her shoulders clad in a lace shawl, signed and dated to the rear, E. Roscoe Mullins Sc. 1890, on circular polished white marble socles, together with a pair of contemporary later white painted panelled mahogany pedestals, the square moulded tops on tapering pilaster supports and moulded plinth bases, the busts, 79cm and 84cm high, the plinths 118cm high (4)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Studley Priory, Oxfordshire.

    John Henderson was a Glasgow businessman and entrepreneur who purchased the historic estate of Studley Priory from John Coke in 1877. Specialising as an underwriter in marine insurance throughout the 1880's, he also had business interests in the firm of Hardy & Co in Buenos Aires and in tea plantations in Assam, India. Upon his death in 1893 the estate passed in trust to his family and his grandson Captain John Henderson became Lord of the Manor in 1953.

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