Circa late 19th century, a lot of 85 pieces of Scottish mauchline ware. Including mauchline bound books, novelty items, desk sets, photo frames, napkin rings and toiletry set. Each piece has been decorated with designs including pictures of Scottish monuments and landscapes, such as Burns’ Cottage, Alloway Kirk and Conway Castle and Bridge, or portraits of Robert Burns. Most of the set also feature the location produced or purchased:
‘Made of wood which grew near Alloway Kirk – On the Banks of the Doon’
‘Made of Dunkeld Wood’
‘Warranted – Made of Wood Which Grew Within The Railing at Burns’ Monument’
‘Made from the Rafters of Burns’ Cottage’
Also included to some pieces is a makers’ label of ‘W+A Smith – Manufacturers of Fancy Wood Ware, Mauchline Ayrshire’.