Historical Blue Transfer-decorated Staffordshire Pottery "States" Platter, James and Ralph Clewes, Cobridge, England, 1817-34, oblong platter with shaped rim with a border of the names of fifteen states on swagged banners separated by stars, surrounding a portrait of Washington and allegorical figures of Justice and Liberty representing America and Independence, and a central cartouche depicting a manor and sheep grazing, impressed maker's marks, and an old label inscribed "...From McClure collection/Brockton/1903" on the reverse, 14 x 16 3/4 in.
Very good condition, no chips, cracks, or repairs.
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