STAFFORDSHIRE AMERICAN HISTORICAL TRANSFER-PRINTED CERAMIC SAUCE TUREEN AND UNDERTRAY, ovoid form, featuring States series patterns, tureen having Coghill Hall, Yorkshire to cover and base, undertray with central image featuring Bear Forest, Ireland, each flanked by patriotic female figures Justice and Liberty on platforms reading "AMERICA AND / INDEPENDENCE", portrait image of George Washington beside Justice, tureen border featuring 15 states enumerated in swags interspersed with stars to interior and exterior. Tray having impressed crown mark with "CLEWS / WARRANTED / STAFFORDSHIRE" below to underside. Ralph & James Clews, Cobridge, England. 1814-1834. 5 7/8" HOA, tray 8 1/4" x 6 1/4".
Literature: Parallels the Armans - Historical Staffordshire, An Illustrated Check-List,
p. 15, pl. 9 and p. 17, pl. 14; Transferware Collectors Club database patterns #3989 and #9767.
Provenance: From the collection of Nick Routson, Phoenix, AZ.
Northeast Auctions, 3/2016, lot 54 and 55.
Ex-collection of Chester Creutzburg & David Martin (retains collection label).
Undertray undamaged; base and cover in excellent visual condition, having some areas of professional restoration, and base interior gallery with some minor scattered flakes.