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Alexander Ritchie Iona Antique Arts and Crafts Glasgow Style Brass Newspaper Letter Holder.


A beautiful example of a large size Arts and Crafts hand hammered wall mounted newspaper / magazine or letter holder by Alexander Ritchie of Iona c. 1900.


Decorated with bold stylised Celtic entrelac knotwork, this is a rare and useful example of Arts and Crafts Scottish metalwork. The rolled edges adds strength to the design and is a sign of quality made by an artisan.


It is typically unsigned as are most items by Ritchie.


Ref: For further examples see 'Iona Celtic Art, the work of Alexander and Euphemia Ritchie' by E. Mairi MacArthur.


Size: 37cm high x 27cm wide x 10cm deep.


Date: circa 1900.


Condition: In superb original condition retaining its rich metallic patina.

Arts and Crafts Alexander Ritchie Iona Glasgow Brass Newspaper Letter Holder

SKU: Ref: 10170
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