Sir Robert Lorimer attr. Whytock & Reid Edinburgh Anglo-Chinese display cabinet


Sir Robert Lorimer attributed, for Whytock and Reid Edinburgh. An Anglo-Chinese mahogany and burr walnut display cabinet with green painted and gilded wood.

Literature: Savage, Peter, 'Lorimer and the Edinburgh Craft Designers', Steve Savage 1980, p. 89, plate 175.

Lorimer had a close working relationship with Whytock & Reid in the latter part of the 19th century, and into the first quarter of the 20th century. This fine display cabinet is the Anglo-Chinese style, which Lorimer leaned towards in the latter part of his career such as Glencruitten House, near Oban, in 1927.

Provenance: Kirkton House, Angus. Scotland.

Whytock & Reid
Sir Robert Lorimer

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