Picture the scene: a grand room, bustling with people mingling and chatting against a backdrop of glittering antiquities and furniture fit for a palace. The expansive dining table set for a feast, the clinking glasses and sounds of laughter shared between ladies and gentlemen. The late William Mowat-Thomson, owner of the stunning collection coming to auction later this month, was an Edinburgh socialite well-beloved as a dinner party host extraordinaire.
Set the scene for an unforgettable dinner party with this small selection of the many lots going under the hammer 17 & 18 September:
Viewing opens to the public on Tuesday 14 September.
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Bidding is available in the saleroom, live online, on the telephone and by absentee bid.