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Size : 10 cm high , 23 cm dia. – 4 ins high , 9 ins dia.
Turned from 'S? Katren's Stone' it is fashioned from the finest and most durable kind of slate found in Scotland , that was used for the manufacture of tables and chimney pieces . It is sometimes known as 'Dachschiefer' slate .
'Inveraro' is most probably the Georgian town of Inveraray from which across the waters of Loch Fyne , lies the tiny village of St Catherine's . The third Duke of Argyll , head of the powerful Cambell clan rebuilt Inveraray in 1745 as a classic example of an 18 th century planned town establishing it as a legal and commercial centre for the region , as well as distancing the towns inhabitants from his impressive and newly rebuilt castle .
|Height||10.00 cm||(3.94 inches)|
|Width||23.00 cm||(9.06 inches)|