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Yeats: The Family Collection

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Jack B. Yeats, R.H.A.
1871-1957
ARTIST'S WOODEN BOX FOR PENCILS, ETC., DECORATED WITH A PIRATE THEME
approx. 75 x 95 x 300mm., wooden box, hinged with lid, designs in ink and watercolour by Jack B. Yeats on five sides, partially erased inscription on base including 'Christmas Dec. 25th 1901', 
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Literature

N. Gordon Bowe and E. Cumming, The Arts and Crafts Movements in Dublin and Edinburgh, 1880-1930, Irish Academic Press, 1998, no.209, p.208 

Catalogue Note

The designs, on a pirate theme, include a skull and crossbones together with the artist's monogram. The pirate illustrated bears a close resemblance to Theodore, one of the artist's favourite characters who recurs in his sea-faring miniature plays. Made circa 1902.

Yeats: The Family Collection

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