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Large Transfer-decorated Liverpool Pottery Creamware Pitcher

Auction:
2482
Lot:
246
Sold for:
$1,541$1,300

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

Description:

Large Transfer-decorated Liverpool Pottery Creamware Pitcher, England, early 19th century, the obverse showing an American ship, the reverse "PUTTING OFF" in an oval reserve, with a seal of the United States under the spout, (minor base chip), ht. 11 in.

Provenance: A document accompanying the pitcher, from a previous owner and dated 1943, indicates the pitcher descended through the family of Colonel George W. Owen, originally from Virginia, and later Mobile, Alabama. Owen was one of the first mayors of Mobile and was a congressman for six years under President Andrew Jackson, 1830-66.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

Mobile, George W. Owen, United Kingdom, United States, pitcher, Colonel, Alabama, Virginia, congressman, President, Andrew Jackson, Creamware, Drinkware, Pottery

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