01-12-2013 01-12-2013
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2631B Boston
January 12, 2013 10:00 AMCalender
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Wailes and Strang (British, 19th Century) Presentation Drawing for a Stained Glass Window

$660$550
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2631B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 12, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Wailes and Strang (British, 19th Century)

Presentation Drawing for a Stained Glass Window
Inscribed and dated "Wailes and Strang/NewCastle on Tyne 1878/England" l.c.
Watercolor on paper/board, sight size 13 3/4 x 4 1/2 in. (34.7 x 12.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Not examined out of frame.

N.B. The firm Wailes and Strang descended from the original stained glass firm founded by William Wailes in Newcastle-on-Tyne in 1838. After the death of William Wailes in 1881, the firm continued to make stained glass under the leadership of Thomas Rankine Strang (1835-1899), the son-in-law of William Wailes, with Margaret Janet Wailes, Waile's daughter and Strang's wife, acting as a designer.
Estimate $300-600

Keywords

Thomas Rankine Strang, Wailes, NewCastle, United Kingdom, William Wailes, Margaret Janet Wailes, son-in-law, stained glass