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Stand, Scottish International Exhibition, Edinburgh, 1886

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Stand, Scottish International Exhibition, Edinburgh, 1886

This wooden stand was made in 1886 by Edinburgh cabinetmakers, J. Imrie and J. Cuthbert. It was probably made as an exhibition piece for display at the Scottish International Exhibition in Edinburgh in 1886.

The stand contains five wooden balls and has a carved ivory top piece.

Edinburgh hosted international exhibitions in 1886, 1890 and 1907. These were large events where Scottish products were displayed alongside international exhibits.

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Online ID: 000-100-103-294-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  A.1888.590
Date: 1886
Material: Wood
Wood, turned; ivory top piece
Dimensions: 2.25" - 2.50 " D
555 mm H x 325 mm L x 273 mm W
What: Ball, puzzle
Who: J.M. Imrie, Edinburgh (Maker)
J.M. Imrie, Edinburgh (Maker)
Where: Scotland, Midlothian, Edinburgh
Scotland, Midlothian, Edinburgh
Description: Five puzzle balls of wood: Scottish, Edinburgh, turned by J.M. Imrie, 1886
Oval stand of turned wood with open spiral pillars and ivory top piece, for holding carved wooden balls: Scottish, Edinburgh, by J.M. Imrie, 1886
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