Staffordshire Jug, Large Pitcher, Masonic Symbols & Motto, Purple Transfer Date/Period: 1800-1815
Measurement: Height: 11”
Material: Enamel decorated pearlware
Condition: Professional restoration to crack
Additional Information: Enamel decorated, and purple transferware printed Masonic
presentation jug / pitcher. Painted under the spout with the foliate script initials "SB" in
black enamel and printed on either side with allegorical figures and Masonic symbols,
beneath a banner inscribed "MASONRY UNIVERSAL" and above the poem "The World
is in Pain...," all within scattered blue enamel floral sprays and sprigs.
Historic Transferware, Liverpool Jug, Plan City of Washington,
Chain of States, Washington in Glory
America in Tears Date/Period: 1800-1810
Measurement: Height: 11.5"
Condition: Appears to be in fine original condition
Literature: See Smith, Liverpool Herculaneum Pottery, figure 55.
See, McCauley, page 129, number 265, and plate XXXII; page 90, number 65, and
plate XXV; and page 107, number 153 and plate XXVIII. See Arman, W.44
Additional Information: One side displays the transfer titles “PLAN OF THE CITY OF
WASHINGTON”, the reverse…a George Washington mourning scene, “WASHINGTON
IN GLORY – AMERICA IN TEARS. Under the spout is displayed the “chain of states”,
15 links inscribed with names of states centering owners’ initials.
Pottery, Coffee Pot, EXTREMELY RARE, SUCCESS TO OUR TRADE, Unique Date/Period: Circa 1795 to 1815
Measurement: Height: 10"
Condition: Fine original condition
Additional Information: Eagle spout, American ship, eagle surmounted with
15 stars…likely unique.
Staffordshire, Jug, Historical Blue Transferware,
Mount Vernon, Washington Seat
Dark Blue, Unknown Maker Date/Period: 1801-1825
Measurement: Height: 8.75”
Additional Information: Printed with a view of Mount Vernon, a figure on horseback
and two people in the foreground, and a schooner on the Potomac River, inscribed
"WASHINGTONS SEAT" and "MOUNT VERNON," impressed potter's wheel mark.
Batter Pitcher, Spread Wing Eagle & Ship Transfers, Large Date/Period: 19th Century
Measurement: Height: 9.25”, base diameter: 8.25”
Condition: Restoration to rim and handle, else fine
Additional Information: When David and Linda Arman wrote the book Anglo-American
Ceramics in 1998, they wrote, “This seal is rather unusual in its design. However, the
batter pitcher it is on is a heavy earthenware piece, which is the only example recorded
with this type of transfer on this unusual form.” [page 162, S. 10]
Creamware, Large Wedgewood Covered Urn, Transfer Portraits,
George & Martha Washington Date/Period: Circa 1876
Measurement: Height: 12.25"
Additional Information: Extremely rare displaying large transfer portraits of George
and Martha Washington and the Washington family coat of arms.
Reference: See Anglo American Ceramics, Transfer Printed Creamware and pearlware
for the American market 1760-1860, page 211, W.61 and W.62. Also, Liverpool
Transfer Designs on Anglo-American Pottery by Robert McCauley, page 85, number 52
and page 93, number 73.
Child’s ABC Plate, The Bear with Cubs, Brownhills Pottery Co. Date/Period: Circa 1880
Condition: 3” glaze only hairline to the back
Additional Information: Crisp transfer, central cartouche of a resting bear and cubs.
The rim features the entire alphabet. Tunstall, Staffordshire England. Scarce transfer.
Staffordshire Medium Blue Transferware, Welcome Lafayette – Nations Guest Date/Period: Circa 1825 - SOLD
Measurement: Height: 7.5"
Material: Pearlware, medium blue printed transfer
Condition: Very good original condition
Literature: See Arman, Anglo American Ceramics, p. 124, L-4 and L-5.
Additional Information: Extremely rare bulbous picture with molded spout; three
portraits of Lafayette by Andrew Stevens. Partial verse centering portrait under spout,
otherwise both sides read: “Gen,L La Fayette was born at Auvergne in France: at 19 he
arrived in America in a ship furnished at his own cost in 1777 and volunteered in our
army as major Gen.L – At Brandywine he was wounded but refused to quit the field he
assisted the army with 10000 from his own purse and kept in service until our
independence was sealed and country free. In 1784 he returned to France loaded with
the honors and gratitude of the AmerN people. In 1824 the congress unanimously
offered a ship for his return he declined the honor but landed from the Cadamus at N.Y.
Aug.T 13th 1824 amid the acclamations of 60000 freeman.”
Staffordshire Transferware, Historical Blue, Dix Cove Africa, Soup Tureen
By Enoch Wood & Sons, Burslem, England Date/Period: 1818-1846 - SOLD
Literature: The Armans - Historical Staffordshire, An Illustrated Check-List (First
Supplement), p. 21, pl. #134 and #136 (not illustrated); Transferware Collectors
Club database patterns #5244 and #6004.
Additional Information: A deep dark blue transfer-decorated shell border soup tureen
with cover, decorated with a view of “Dix Cove on the Gold Coast Africa”. Oval footed
form with molded open foliate handles; molded flower finial. Title printed in underglaze-
blue [under base].
Frog Mug, Transfer Printed, Battle Scenes, Pearlware, Two Handle
19th Century (1854'ish)
Light Cavalry Charge at Balaclava (transfer)
Sebastopol Attack and Capture of the Malakoff by the French (transfer)
Interior with two wonderful polychrome frogs intended to shock the inebriated drinker! Excellent condition (Dimensions: 5.25" H, 9.5" W, 6" D.)
Porcelain Plate, Scudder's American Museum, 8.5"
Rare Puce Transfer
Established by John Scudder in 1810; sold to P.T. Barnum in 1841
Fine original condition
Blue Willow Transfer, Serving Dish
Unicorn and Pinnox Works, Tunstall Wedgwood & Co Ltd
Covered serving dish, lion final, impressed and transfer mark on bottom Wedgwood & Co Ltd, for Unicorn and Pinnox Works, Tunstall, Staffordshire,not the Wedgwood; excellent condition.
Dimensions: 6-inches high, 10-inches wide, 8.5-inches deep.
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