‘ARMS OF THE UNITED STATES,’ RARE STAFFORDSHIRE DARK BLUE TRANSFER-PRINTED WASTE BOWL, UNKNOWN MAKER, EARLY NINETEENTH CENTURY.
Sold: $360 ($300)
Printed on the interior with a roundel enclosing a displayed eagle, one foot clutching a brace of arrows and the other supporting an upright shield and laurel branch, the rim surrounded by a wide floral and leafy scroll border, the exterior sides matching, star mark in underglaze-blue. Diameter 6 ⅝ inches.
Provenance: William & Teresa Kurau Antiques, Lampeter, Pennsylvania, May 23, 1997.