GEORGE WASHINGTON,’ LIVERPOOL PEARLWARE BLACK TRANSFER-PRINTED JUG, HERCULANEUM POTTERY, 1800-08.

Est. $1,000-$2,000

Printed under the spout with an oval bust portrait of George Washington, after Gilbert Stuart’s unfinished portrait of Washington known as the "Athenaeum" portrait of 1796, impressed "HERCULANEUM 6." Height 6 ¾ inches.

Literature: Robert H. McCauley, "Liverpool Transfer Designs on Anglo-American Pottery," p. 83, n. 47, and for an identical jug, pl. II.

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