Alexander Ritchie Iona Arts and Crafts Glasgow Style Copper pipe or spoon rack
A rare example of an arts and crafts hand hammered hanging copper pipe or spoon holder/rack by Alexander Ritchie of Iona c. 1900.
Decorated with highly stylised Glasgow plant forms and Celtic revival entrelac knot work, a leaping Griffin and a most endearing Gaelic phrase "cariad dileas" translating to "faithful friend".
For examples see 'Iona Celtic Art, the work of Alexander and Euphemia Ritchie' by E. Mairi MacArthur.
Size: 29cm high x 23cm wide.
Date: circa 1900.
Condition: In excellent original condition retaining its original patina.