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Staffordshire Historical Blue Transfer-decorated La Fayette the Nation's Guest Pitcher

Auction:
2961B
Lot:
423
Sold for:
$523$425

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2961B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 19, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Staffordshire Historical Blue Transfer-decorated La Fayette the Nation's Guest Pitcher, attributed to James and Ralph Clews, Cobridge, England, c. 1824-36, floral decoration, with a medallion with the bust of Lafayette bordered by "WELCOME LA FAYETTE THE NATIONS GUEST AND OUR COUNTRY'S GLORY," ht. 6 3/4 in.
Estimate $800-1,000

Evidence of restoration on handle and a few rim chips.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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James Clews, Ralph Clews, Cobridge, Fayette, Lafayette, United Kingdom

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