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Transfer-decorated Liverpool Pottery Jug

Auction:
2482
Lot:
247
Sold for:
$1,481$1,250

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

Description:

Transfer-decorated Liverpool Pottery Jug, England, early 19th century, with black transfer and polychrome decoration one side depicting a ship above the inscription Mary and Nancy, Captn Wm York, Junr., the ship flying an American flag and pennant; the reverse depicting Washington in Glory/America in Tears, with a monument with a portrait of George Washington, a grieving angel and eagle, (cracks), ht. 9 1/4 in.
Estimate $600-800

1 1/2 in. rim crack with a small loss, 2 in. horizontal hairlinemid-body both on monument side, minor glaze loss around rim and handle edges, fine but stable crazing.

Keywords

George Washington, Mary, Nancy, York, United Kingdom, 1 1/2, Jug, Pottery

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