‘WHITE HOUSE, WASHINGTON: SHELL BORDER-CIRCULAR CENTER,’ EXTREMELY RARE AND UNIQUE STAFFORDSHIRE DARK BLUE TRANSFER-PRINTED CUP PLATE, ENOCH WOOD & SONS, BURSLEM, 1819-46.

Est. $5,000-$7,000

Impressed factory mark and letter “V.” Diameter 4 ⅝ inches.

Provenance: William & Teresa Kurau Antiques, Lampeter, Pennsylvania, November 23, 2005.

Literature: The offered lot is illustrated in Richard H. and Virginia A. Wood, “Historical China Cup Plates,” n. 104; an identical cup plate is illustrated in David and Linda Arman, “Anglo-American Ceramic Cup Plates,” Part I, p. 31, n. 123.The drawing by George Catlin and engraved by J.L. Frederick, titled “A Front View of the President’s House, as it appeared during Jefferson’s Administration. Took office, 1801.”

Additional Information

lot_num

20

low_est

5000

high_est

7000

consignor

5326-202