‘SEAL OF THE UNITED STATES,’ EXTREMELY RARE AND POSSIBLY UNIQUE STAFFORDSHIRE MEDIUM BLUE TRANSFER-PRINTED TEACUP AND SAUCER, UNKNOWN MAKER, CIRCA 1825.

Est. $2,500-$3,500

Sold: $3,300 ($2,750)

The teacup printed with four roundels and the saucer in the center with a version of the Great Seal of the United States surrounded by fifteen stars, reserved on a seaweed vermicelli ground, the scalloped rims surrounded by borders of stars, unmarked. Diameters 3 ⅜ and 5 ¾ inches.

Provenance: William & Teresa Kurau Antiques, Lampeter, Pennsylvania, January 20, 2010.

Additional Information

lot_num

8

low_est

2500

high_est

3500

consignor

5326-238