STAFFORDSHIRE AMERICAN HISTORICAL TRANSFER-PRINTED CERAMIC CUP PLATE, featuring a States series pattern, depicting St. Woolston's, Kildare, Ireland, flanked by patriotic female figures Justice and Liberty on platforms reading "AMERICA AND / INDEPENDENCE", portrait image of George Washington beside Justice, border featuring 15 states enumerated in swags interspersed with stars. Impressed crown mark encircled with "CLEWS WARRANTED STAFFORDSHIRE" to underside. Ralph & James Clews, Cobridge, England. 1814-1834. 4 5/8" D.
Literature: The Armans - Anglo-American Cup Plates - Part I,
p. 9, pl. 13; Transferware Collectors Club database pattern #5642.
Provenance: From the collection of Nick Routson, Phoenix, AZ.
Ex-collection of Paul Richards (retains collection label).
Excellent undamaged condition.