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    Sale 5969

    A West Country Tradition - Avon Antiques, Bradford-upon-Avon, Wiltshire

    21 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 60

    A PAIR OF SCOTTISH VICTORIAN PAINTED IRON DOOR STOPS

    POSSIBLY BY THE CARRON FOUNDRY OF FALKIRK, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY

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    A PAIR OF SCOTTISH VICTORIAN PAINTED IRON DOOR STOPS
    POSSIBLY BY THE CARRON FOUNDRY OF FALKIRK, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
    Each modelled as a Highland soldier, one inscribed 'Prince Charlie,' the other 'Lochiel'
    15½ in. (39.5 cm.) high
    And a miniature cast brass model of a hearth with detachable fender, probably 20th Century; 12 in. (31 cm.) high (3)


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    Donald Cameron of Lochiel (1695-1748), was the first of the major Clan chieftains to join Charles Edward Stuart, the Young Pretender, in the unsuccessful Jacobite uprising of 1745.

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