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Transfer-Decorated Washington Memorial Liverpool Creamware Jug

Auction:
2509
Lot:
166
Sold for:
$1,778$1,500

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 14, 2010 3:00PM

Description:

Transfer-Decorated Washington Memorial Liverpool Creamware Jug, England, early 19th century, black transfer printed, obverse with an oval design with a medallion portrait on a monument surmounted by a wreath, birth and death dates below, flanked by an eagle and grieving woman, an upper ribbon is inscribed "WASHINGTON IN GLORY," lower ribbon "AMERICA IN TEARS"; the reverse depicting "An EMBLEM of AMERICA" with oval portrait busts of Columbus, Raleigh, Washington, Franklin, and Adams, with an oval wreath of Masonic symbols and seal of the United States under the spout, (cracks), ht. 11 in.
Estimate $700-900

Three extensive cracks with old crude repairs. small chip on spout,.

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Washington Memorial Liverpool Creamware Jug, Transfer-Decorated Washington Memorial, Franklin, Columbus, Raleigh, United Kingdom, United States

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