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    Sale 5444

    Town & Country Perspectives - The Charles Plante Collection

    4 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 133

    A GEORGE III SCOTTISH CAST-IRON AND BRASS FIREGRATE

    BY THE CARRON FOUNDRY, EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III SCOTTISH CAST-IRON AND BRASS FIREGRATE
    By the Carron Foundry, early 19th century
    With reeded and chevron borders, the back-plate stamped 'Carron 38'
    36 in. (92 cm.) high; 42½ in. (108 cm.) wide; 16 in. (41 cm.) deep


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    This firegrate conforms to a Carron Company design in the Scottish Record Office. Founded in 1759 by John Roebuck, Samuel Garbett and William Cadell the company enlisted the Adam brothers to provide ornamental designs for firegrates and pedestal stoves.

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