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Transfer-decorated Liverpool Pottery Creamware Pitcher

Auction:
2482
Lot:
249
Sold for:
$1,185$1,000

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

Description:

Transfer-decorated Liverpool Pottery Creamware Pitcher, England, early 19th century, one side depicting a heroic figure mourning beside Washington's tomb, the reverse showing two winged figures of victory above a patriotic inscription, (repairs), ht. 8 in.

Provenance: The pitcher accompanied by a 1941 document indicating it was once in the William Randolph Hearst collection.
Estimate $400-600

Old repairs on rim and spout.

Keywords

United Kingdom, Washington's tomb, pitcher, British art, Creamware, Drinkware, Pottery

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