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Liverpool Creamware Jug,

Auction:
2128
Lot:
1
Sold for:
$3,055$2,600

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Auction:
Sale #2128 - 2128
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
February 24, 2002 10:00AM

Description:

Liverpool Creamware Jug, England, early 19th century, black transfer printed and polychrome decorated, obverse "WASHINGTON" (McCauley 57), his portrait surrounded by three female figures, Justice, Liberty, and Victory with a cherub above, a scrolling ribbon inscribed with the names of fifteen states and stars surrounds the oval reserve; reverse, an American three-masted sailing vessel decorated in red, white, blue, yellow, and green enamels; beneath the spout, a monogram within a wreath above an American eagle, (McCauley 153), traces of gilt and black highlights decorate the body, (minor imperfections), ht. 10 1/2 in.

Provenance: Sold as lot 63 at Skinner's Americana Sale #1633, March 1995.
Estimate $3,000-4,000

Provenance: Sold as Lot 63 at Skinner Americana Sale 1633 in March 1995.

Keywords

United Kingdom, British art, Creamware, Pottery