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

 

A beautiful and most unusual 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.
 

Alexander Ritchie Iona Arts and Crafts Glasgow Brass Newspaper Letter Holder

SKU: Ref: 10170
£325.00Price