Skinner Auctions
Skinner AuctionsBolton MA
February 24, 2002 10:00 AMCalender

Liverpool Creamware Jug,

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Auction: Sale #2128 - 2128Location: BoltonDate / Time: February 24, 2002 10:00AM


Liverpool Creamware Jug, England, early 19th century, black transfer printed, obverse "BY VIRTUE AND VALOUR WE HAVE FREED OUR COUNTRY, EXTENDED OUR COMMERCE, AND LAID THE FOUNDATION OF A GREAT EMPIRE" inscribed in a ribbon (McCauley 199),depicting a Continental soldier standing with his foot on the head of the British Lion, soldiers and a sailing ship in the background, the scene surrounded by military devices; reverse with a design of an American warship; beneath the spout an oval cartouche with a young boy and his rooster, (imperfections),ht. 9 3/4 in.
Estimate $400-600


United Kingdom, FOUNDATION OF A GREAT EMPIRE, military devices, head