London, South Kensington
21 May 2009
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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