GEORGE WASHINGTON,’ LIVERPOOL CREAMWARE BLACK TRANSFER-PRINTED MUG, HERCULANEUM POTTERY, 1800-08.Est. $2,000-$2,500
Printed with a bust portrait of George Washington, within a threaded border heighted with a beaded band in black enamel and above a fluted base, the bottom handle terminal ending in a ribbed leaf, impressed "HERCULANEUM." Height 5 ¾ inches.
Provenance: W.M. Schwind, Jr. Antiques, Yarmouth, Maine, September 15, 1980.
Literature: McCauley, p. 83, n. 47, and pl. II.