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Shorthose & Co Transferware Tea Bowl and Saucer, Plus
4/12/2014 - Americana: Live Salesroom Auction
British, early 19th century. An iron red-transfer decorated cup and saucer, having a pearlware body decorated with a scene of three children playing with a toy sailboat near a lake, the underside of the saucer marked Shorthose & Co, PLUS an iron red-transfer decorated saucer with an eagle clutching a group of arrows in its talons and perched on a rocky ledge overlooking a ship, the ship flying both an American and a British flag in its mast, having a pearlware body with lusterware accents, PLUS two Robinson Crusoe transfer-decorated ABC plates, one titled Crusoe Finding The Foot Prints, the other titled Crusoe Rescues Friday, the former marked Rd. No. 69963 / B.P. Co / Tunstall England, the latter marked Rd. No. 69963 / B.P. Co, PLUS a Chinese export tea caddy decorated with a ship flying two American flags; largest dia. 7.25 in.

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


Condition:  
Some light surface wear and scratches. Teabowl with hairline crack and small chip on side. One saucer with small chip on foot. Tea caddy with some pinholes in glaze. ABC plates with some small chips. One with repaired break.
Sold: $420.00
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