11-08-2009 11-08-2009
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2482 Boston
November 8, 2009 11:00 AMCalender
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Transfer-decorated Creamware Tankard Depicting Commodore Decatur

$2,252$1,900
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