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Blue and White Transfer Decorated Staffordshire Anti-Slavery Plate

Auction:
2198
Lot:
356
Sold for:
$588$500

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Auction:
Sale #2198 - 2198
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
June 08, 2003 11:00AM

Description:

Blue and White Transfer Decorated Staffordshire Anti-Slavery Plate, England, 19th century, scalloped rim on plate centered with the words of the First Amendment of the United States Constitution, with a border of eagles with American shields and four medallions; two with quotations from the Constitution, in the third, a pair of scales, and in the fourth, Justice pardoning a slave, dia. 9 1/2 in.
Estimate $600-800

Keywords

United Kingdom, Abolitionism, Ethics, Slavery, Slavery in the United States, United States Constitution