STAFFORDSHIRE AMERICAN HISTORICAL TRANSFER-PRINTED CERAMIC CUP PLATE, featuring a States series pattern, depicting Carlton Hall, Northamptonshire, flanked by patriotic female figures Justice and Liberty on platforms reading "AMERICA AND / INDEPENDENCE", portrait image of George Washington beside Justice, no states border. Impressed crown mark encircled with "CLEWS WARRANTED STAFFORDSHIRE" and "Z" to underside. Ralph & James Clews, Cobridge, England. 1814-1834. 3 7/8" D.
Published: The Armans - Anglo-American Cup Plates - Part I,
p. 9, pl. 16.
Literature: Transferware Collectors Club database pattern #5642.
Provenance: From the collection of Nick Routson, Phoenix, AZ.
Northeast Auctions, 8/2016.
Ex-collection of Chester Creutzburg & David Martin (retains collection label).
Ex-collection of Paul Richards (retains collection label).
Catalogue Note: According to the Armans and Mr. Routson, this cup plate is "extremely rare".
Excellent undamaged condition.