STAFFORDSHIRE AMERICAN HISTORICAL TRANSFER-PRINTED CERAMIC COVERED VEGETABLE DISH, square form, featuring the "LANDING OF GEN. LA FAYETTE / At Castle Garden New York 16th August 1824", printed below scene, depicting the arrival of the Marquis de Lafayette from France to New York Harbor. Impressed crown mark encircled with "CLEWS WARRANTED STAFFORDSHIRE" to underside. Ralph & James Clews, Cobridge, England. 1814-1834. 5 3/8" HOA, 12 1/8" x 10 1/8" base rim.
Literature: Parallels the Armans - Historical Staffordshire, An Illustrated Check-List,
p. 11, pl. #1f; Transferware Collectors Club database pattern #2074.
Provenance: From the collection of Nick Routson, Phoenix, AZ.
Skinner Inc., 3/3/2018, lot 329.
Undamaged. Manufacturing flaws including some glaze imperfections, as made.