10-27-2013 10-27-2013
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2680B Boston
October 27, 2013 10:00AMCalender

Historical Blue Transfer-decorated Staffordshire Pottery "States" Platter

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2680B Location: Boston Date / Time: October 27, 2013 10:00AM


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.
Estimate $500-700

Very good condition, no chips, cracks, or repairs.

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Cobridge, James Clewes, United Kingdom, Ralph Clewes