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A PAIR OF SCOTTISH STONEWARE MODEL OF RECUMBENT LIONS
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A PAIR OF SCOTTISH STONEWARE MODEL OF RECUMBENT LIONS

ATTRIBUTED TO GANRKIRK, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY

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A PAIR OF SCOTTISH STONEWARE MODEL OF RECUMBENT LIONS
ATTRIBUTED TO GANRKIRK, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
26in. (66cm.) high; 40in. (101.6cm.) wide; 18in. (45.7cm.) deep (2)
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Specialising in refractory brick, the Scottish-based Garnkirk Fire-Clay Company, established by the Sprot familly, became pre-eminent around 1850. In 1869, it was said to be the biggest fireclay company in the world, covering six acres and employing over 300 men. It was demolished in 1898.

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