‘LIBERTY AND INDEPENDENCE,’ ‘MAP OF THE UNITED STATES’ AND ‘AMERICAN EAGLE,’ ENGLISH CREAMWARE BLACK TRANSFER-PRINTED PRESENTATION JUG, PROBABLY HERCULANEUM POTTERY, 1800-10.Est. $1,500-$2,000
Sold: $4,560 ($3,800)
Printed beneath the spout “JONATHAN AND MARY ELDRIDGE” within a wreath and above a figure of ‘Hope,’ on one side with the verse “As he tills your rich glebe…” and on the other with Washington and a map of the east coast, the neck surrounded by a floral garland. Height 10 ⅝ inches.
Provenance: Affixed with a “Richards Collection” oval silver label.