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Transfer-decorated Historical Blue Staffordshire Anti-Slavery/Constitution Plate

Auction:
3023T
Lot:
1745
Sold for:
$400$325

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3023T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 04, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Transfer-decorated Historical Blue Staffordshire Anti-Slavery/Constitution Plate, Staffordshire, England, early 19th century, scroll and eagle border, the center with "CONGRESS SHALL MAKE NO LAW..." inscription, dia. 9 1/2 in.
Estimate $200-300

No obvious chips, cracks, or evidence of repair.


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

United Kingdom, Abolitionism, Geography of England, International criminal law, Politics, Slavery, Stafford, Staffordshire, United States Constitution

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