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Edinburghotland, United Kingdom
DoneWed, May 4, 2005 8:30 AM GMT

Contents of Pallinsburn House

This sale comprises the principal contents of Pallinsburn House, Northumberland. Pallinsburn was the home of the Mitchell family who made a fortune shipbuilding in Newcastle-upon-Tyne and purchased the estate in 1910. The sale includes many fine Georgian items from Sundrum Castle, Ayrshire, which were inherited by Hope Hamilton, Charles Mitchell's wife, in 1917, and also some residual contents from Stanage Castle, Powys, another family home. Categories represented include Silver and Jewellery, Books, Oriental and European Ceramics, Works of Art, Clocks and Scientific Instruments, Historic Costume, Toys and Nursery items including lead soldiers, Rugs and Textiles, Furniture and the usual country house ephemera.