George lll fish server by JohnLeslie, Aberdeen, c.1795.
George lll silver beaker by John Leslie, Aberdeen, c.1780. Maker’s mark punched twice.
Silver Wine Funnel made by John Leslie, Aberdeen, c.1800. Also Wine funnel Stand by J. Leslie c.1775
By Monro Mackie, signed and dated 1923. Oil on canvas 32 x 26 ins. Noel Lucy Martha only daughter of Thomas Dyer-Edwardes of Prinknash, Glos. Married 1900, Norman Evelyn, 19th Earl of Rothes. They had 2 sons, Malcolm born 1902 and John born 1909. Her first husband died 1927 and she married 2ndly Col.Claud Macfie […]
A Follower of Sir John Baptiste Medina. Oil on canvas. Oval 29 X 24ins. Younger daughter of John, Duke of Rothes and Anne Lindsay. Married James, 3rd Marquis of Montrose, circa 1681,and was the mother of the 1st Duke of Montrose. The Marquis died in 1684 and she married secondly Sir John Bruce of Balcaskie […]
By L. Schunemann. Oil on canvas 48 x 39 ins. Companion portrait to his wife Anne (P26) by the same artist. Not inscribed but undoubtedly the Duke in his robes as Lord High Chancellor of Scotland. Purchased from Sothebys 2004 on closure of Leslie House. Extensively restored and cleaned by James H. Barry 2004.
17th century portrait by unknown artist. Oil on canvas, oval 26 x 21 ins. Thought to be David Leslie, 1st Lord Newark, date and period are correct and likeness to engraving E15. Coronet incorporated in ornate frame indicates a member of the peerage. Served as a colonel in the Swedish army until recalled to Scotland […]
Lady Mary Leslie, portrait of a young girl with four lambs. Youngest child of John, 10th Earl of Rothes and his first wife, Hannah Howard. Taken from a portrait by Reynolds now in the possession of the Iveagh Trust which hangs at Kenwood House, North London. 9 1/2 x 11 1/2ins. A worn detail of […]
Lady Elizabeth Leslie. 4 1/2 x 3 1/2ins. 2nd daughter of 13th Earl of Rothes and his 2nd wife, Charlotte Julia. Engraved by Thomson from a drawing by W. Delacourt. Published by Whittaker & Co of London, 1831, in the series The Female Nobility.
Hannah Howard, 1st wife of John, 10th Earl of Rothes. 9 1/2 x 11 1/2ins. Taken from a portrait by Coates. (Not in the family’s possession)
Walter Leslie, 2nd son of John Leslie, 10th Baron of Balquhain, 1606-1667. 8 x 6 1/2ins. With Latin inscription. Count of the Holy Roman Empire, Knight of the Order of the Golden Fleece.
Alexander Leslie of Auchintoul on a horse. 6 x 5ins. General in the Scottish army. Founder of the Russian branch. Head and shoulders of the above. 5 x 3ins.
David Leslie, 1st Lord Newark 1601-1682. 7 x 6ins. Taken from an original by Sir P. Lely in the collection of The Duke of Hamilton. Small circlet 3 1/2ins. diam. Another circlet of the same.
Alexander Leslie, 1st Earl of Leven. 7 x 8 1/2ins. Man in armour, detailed face, line drawn armour. Oval 6 x 4ins. From a miniature in the possession of The Earl of Leven.
Joh Leslie, Bishop of Ross, 1526-1596. 7 x 5ins. Published 1795 by L. Herbert, London, engraved by Barlow. Lawyer, theologian and political adviser to Mary, Queen of Scots. Author of ‘The Laws of Scotland’ and ‘The History of Scotland 1436-1561.’
A pair of early George III corner armchairs. The different woods incorporated, all common local varieties, probably indicates that they were made by a local craftsman, possibly the estate carpenter.
Unknown Scottish Artist. Oil on board, oval 30 x 24 ins. Pink doublet, silver buttons, black jerkin with gold buttons, gold sword hilt, blue-grey eyes, brown hair background shadowed. Legend corrected to 5th Earl. Cleaned etc Michael Leslie, 1994. Eldest son of George, 4th Earl’s 3rd marriage to Agnes Somerville. Succeeded his father as 5th […]
By John Baptiste Medina and his studio. Oil on canvas 50 X 40 ins. Seated with her eldest son, John as a young boy, by her side. Blue dress, gold coloured drape. Both images inscribed ‘Lady Jean Hay 2nd daugther of John 2nd Marq. Tweeddale married John 8th Earl of Rothes.’ and ‘ John Lord […]
Probably by Gerald Soest Oil on canvas 50 x 40 ins. Inscribed incorrectly as sons of the 8th Earl. Two sons of John, 9th Earl and his wife Jean Hay (q.v.) On the right Charles, 2nd son see P30. On the left Thomas, 3rd son. Thomas was equerry to the Prince of Wales 1742. Wounded […]
Unknown artist (circa 1650) Oil on canvas 28 x 24 ins. Portrait of Mrs Elizabeth Leslie, half length, wearing a grey dress with white underbodice and a pink indian shawl, set in a painted oval. Inscribed ‘LL Mrs Eliz Leslie, daughter of Sir John Leslie of Newton, married to the Laird of Grange.’
John, 7th Earl and Duke of Rothes. 6 x 7ins. Inscribed as ‘from the original of Sir P. Lely in the collection of the Earl of Rothes. Drawn by W. Hilton R.A. & Engraved with permission by C. Peart.’ The portrait by Sir P. Lely of the Earl is unlike this illustration which was almost […]
By William Aikman Oil on canvas. 50 x 40 ins. Three quarter length in green gold-embroidered suit. The Hon: Charles Leslie was the 2nd son of John, 9th Earl of Rothes. Joined a Scottish regiment in the service of the States of Holland attaining the rank of Colonel. He died in London 1769.
By Thomas Bardwell. Oil on canvas 72 x 48 ins Cut from a larger canvas, full length. The lady in a silver dress with a blue scarf, hat and ribbons, the boy in pink, holding a hat in his left hand. In a wooded landscape. Literature: M. Kirby Talley, Jr., Thomas Bardwell of Burgoy, Walpole […]
Probably by Jeremiah Davison Oil on canvas, 48 x 39 ins. In Peeress’s robes, blue-green drape. Wrongly inscribed; ‘Hannah, Daughter/of John 2nd Marqs of Tweedale/Married to John, 9th Earl of Rothes.’ Hannah Howard was the daughter of Matthew Howard of Norfolk, who married John, 10th Earl of Rothes in 1741. They had 2 sons and […]
By James Gunn, signed. Oil on canvas 50 x 30ins. In dress uniform of the Royal Company of Archers. Malcolm George Dyer-Edwardes succeeded as 20th Earl on the death of his father in 1927. In 1926 he married Beryl Dugdale, daughter of Lionel Dugdale of Crathorne, Yorks. They had 1 son and 2 daughters. Brought […]
A George lll Scottish silver chafing dish and cover, of circular form, ebony turned handle, knopped handle to cover, crested lid and interior. 23cm diam. Ker & Dempster, Edinburgh 1753. Believed to be a celebratory memento for the 10th Earl of Rothes on his investiture as a Knight of The Order of the Thistle 29 […]
A George lll sugar bowl by John Leslie, Aberdeen, c.1798. Threaded handle on to an oval base with threaded border and bright cut detail, cartouche with engraved initials, bright cut oval foot. Illustrated: James I.E., The Goldsmiths of Aberdeen,(pl.12) 1981. Ex Murray Collection.
A George V dress sword, worn by Malcolm, 20th Earl of Rothes.
A small hunting sword or dirk once belonging to the 9th Earl of Rothes (1675-1722).The name ‘Rothes’ and the family crest are etched on to the blade which may have been cut down from a larger ceremonial sword. The blade dates from late 17th to early 18th century, the handle is a later addition.