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A PAIR OF STONEWARE URNS AND PEDESTALS
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A PAIR OF STONEWARE URNS AND PEDESTALS

BY GIBBS & CANNING, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY

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A PAIR OF STONEWARE URNS AND PEDESTALS
BY GIBBS & CANNING, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
With impressed stamps GIBBS & CANNING/TAMWORTH
39in. (99cm.) high overall (2)
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Lot Essay

Established in 1847, Gibbs and Canning, of Tamworth, were largely responsible for transforming the manufacture of terracotta from being used essentially for ornamental purposes to its use for large architectural undertakings. Its production of buff-coloured terracotta was widely used in the decoration of the Victoria & Albert Museum.

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