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Transfer-decorated Creamware Tankard Depicting Commodore Decatur

Auction:
2482
Lot:
245
Sold for:
$2,252$1,900

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2482
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 08, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Transfer-decorated Creamware Tankard Depicting Commodore Decatur, England, early 19th century, depicting a black transfer bust-length profile portrait of Commodore Stephen Decatur, with his name inscribed above and banner inscribed "FREE TRADE & SAILORS RIGHTS" on a banner below, over the inscription "Deftroyed the Frigate Philadelphia 1814," (loose segment, hairlines), ht. 5 3/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

four hairlines from rim, one on base, old loss in one piece and retain inside mug, small base and rim chip.

Keywords

Stephen Decatur, Commodore, Philadelphia, FREE TRADE, United Kingdom, Mug

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