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Six Historical Blue Staffordshire Pottery Transfer-decorated Plates

Auction:
2680B
Lot:
529
Sold for:
$492$400

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2680B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 27, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Six Historical Blue Staffordshire Pottery Transfer-decorated Plates, England, early 19th century, three large dinner plates: one depicting "The Waterworks Philadelphia" with oak leaf and acorn border, by Ralph Stevenson & Williams, one depicting the "Entrance of the Erie Canal Into the Hudson/Albany," with floral border, by Enoch Wood & Sons, and the "Landing of Gen. LaFayette at Castle Garden..." with floral border, by Clews; three smaller dinner or luncheon plates: a "States" plate depicting a border of the names of fifteen states on swagged banners separated by stars, surrounding a portrait of Washington and allegorical figures of Justice and Liberty representing America and Independence, and a central cartouche depicting a manor and sheep grazing, by Clews, one depicting "Mitchell & Freeman's China and Glass Warehouse, Chatham Street, Boston.," by William Adams, and "The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad" [inclined plane], with shell border, by Enoch Wood & Sons, (minor wear), dia. 9 to 10 1/2 in.
Estimate $500-700

None of the plates have cracks, chips, or repairs, a few have light wear on rims and main design, Mitchell Freeman's warehouse and railroad plate have heavier scratches a few through the blue underglaze.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Mitchell Freeman, Ralph Stevenson, LaFayette, Philadelphia, United Kingdom, Castle Garden, Glass Warehouse, China

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