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La Fayette and Washington Transferware Plates, Plus
4/12/2014 - Americana: Live Salesroom Auction
English, 19th century. An assembled pair of historic black-transfer decorated plates with textured blue rims, one with the busts of La Fayette and Washington below a spread-winged eagle and stars, the other with a shoulder-length bust of General La Fayette surrounded by the text Welcome To The Land Of Liberty / He was born at Auvergne in France 1757 joined the / American struggle in 1777 and in 1824 returned to / repose in the bosom of the land whose liberty he / in part gave birth to, both with pearlware glazes and unmarked, PLUS a transfer decorated plate with a shoulder-length bust of Princess Charlotte surrounded by the text In Commemoration Of The Late / And Much Lamented / Princess Charlotte of Saxe Cobourg / Who departed this Life Nov. 6, 1817, marked with an impressed crown and A. Stevenson. Warranted. Staffordshire; largest dia. 7.75 in.

Provenance:  
From the Estate of Kenneth Erwin, Portland, Michigan


Condition:  
Some crazing and surface wear. Some paint loss around rim. La Fayette and Washington plate with large hairline crack and a small scratch through Washington bust. General La Fayette plate with a few very tiny chips around rim and on foot. Princess Charlotte plate with a couple of tiny chips on rim and a few small hairlines on underside.
Sold: $1,045.50
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