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.

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