American Furniture & Decorative Arts
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.
Provenance: Sold as Lot 63 at Skinner Americana Sale 1633 in March 1995.