1827 - 1881
A REMARKABLE JEWELLED AND DECORATED BOWL, 1870
conceived around a carved Chinese Jade bowl of earlier date, decorated with coloured glass and turquoise, the rim with a Latin inscription in Lombardic script picked out in coloured enamels and dated Edinburgh 1870, with the inscription WIL BURGES ME F[IERI] F [ECIT] EX HONORARS P[ROP]TER DOSSALE EDINBURG[E]NSE COLLATIS MDCCCLXX
8.4 by 11.5cm., 4 1/2 by 3 3/8 in.
Sale : Dreweatts, Newbury, Fine Jewellery and Silver, 12 September 2012, lot 34
Acquired directly from the above
National Museum of Wales, Thirty-second annual report 1938-39, Cardiff, 1939, p. 36 for the mention of a loan from Philip Andrews