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Historical Blue Transferware "Pickett's Charge" Platter

Auction:
2556M
Lot:
816
Sold for:
$770$650

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Auction:
Discovery - 2556M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
July 28, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Historical Blue Transferware "Pickett's Charge" Platter, Bennett Pottery, Baltimore, Maryland, 1865-80, oblong platter decorated with the Civil War scene of Pickett's charge at Gettysburg enclosed by an oak leaf and acorn border with portrait medallions of General Robert E. Lee, General William. S. Hancock, General James Longstreet, and General G.G. Meade, printed title and eagle with American shield pottery mark on the bottom, 9 3/4 x 13 1/4 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Glaze wear around rim edge otherwise very good condition.

Keywords

Bennett Pottery, Robert E. Lee, G.G. Meade, James Longstreet, Pottery

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