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A Scottish sandstone sundial
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A Scottish sandstone sundial

PROBABLY LATE 18TH OR EARLY 19TH CENTURY

Details
A Scottish sandstone sundial
Probably late 18th or early 19th Century
The square section column carved in low relief with geometric and stylised motifs below a central polygonal knop, with obelisk surmount, on stepped slab base, damages and restorations
102in. (258cm.) high, approximately
Provenance
Bought in Edinburgh by Ernest Graham-Stirling, circa 1910
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No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis
Sale Room Notice
Please note that the illustration on page 89 in the catalogue is wrongly marked as lot 265. The illustration shows lot 256 which is an obelisk and not a sundial.

Lot Essay

The column is decorated with an armorial of three Mantlets which by tradition are associated with the Murray Coat of Arms To be removed at purchaser's risk and expense
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