Anonymous, 'Tam O'Shanter by Robert Burns', book sculpture
Anonymous, 'Tam O'Shanter by Robert Burns', book sculpture

January Highlights at Lyon & Turnbull

Lyon & Turnbull
(Edinburgh auctions) 33 Broughton Place
Edinburgh & the Lothians, Other

Edinburgh sale room Lyon & Turnbull‘s programme of auctions and events for January starts with The Minoprio Collection: British Design in the Arts & Crafts Tradition on 11th January, which features furniture collected and commissioned by the architect John Minoprio (1900-1988). All the pieces are made of beautiful woods with consummate skill by some of the finest craftmakers such as Edward Barnsley, James Ryan, Adam Gamble, Hugh Birkett, Stanley Davies, Oliver Morel and Peter Waals. The extensive collection includes cabinets, wardrobes, chests, desks, tables, lamps and chairs.

The auction will be followed by The Ski Sale on 18th Jan at 18:00, and Contemporary & Post-War Art – Prints & Multiples on the 19th, at 10:00, with a further online auction to raise funds for Scottish Book Trust on the 25th at 10:00, The Magic of Stories: Scotland’s Book Sculptures, which will continue until 1st Feb at 18:00.

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