STAFFORDSHIRE AMERICAN HISTORICAL TRANSFER-PRINTED CERAMIC SAUCE BOAT, featuring the Landing of Gen. La Fayette at Castle Garden, 16 August 1824, depicting the arrival of the Marquis de Lafayette from France to New York Harbor. Unmarked. Ralph & James Clews, Cobridge, England. 1814-1834. 4 5/8" HOA.
Literature: Parallels the Armans - Historical Staffordshire, An Illustrated Check-List,
p. 10, pl. #1e; Transferware Collectors Club database pattern #2074.
Provenance: From the collection of Nick Routson, Phoenix, AZ.
Catalogue Note: Mr. Routson notes that this is an "unusual form with scalloped rim and flat base." The fact that it also has an overall view is also unusual.
Undamaged, having some glaze wear to rim and spout. Manufacturing flaws including minor glaze imperfections, as made.