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.
 

Alexander Ritchie Iona Arts and Crafts Glasgow Style Hanging Copper Pipe Rack

SKU: MET2007
£550.00Price
 

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