Jeffrey S. Evans & Assoc., Inc.
Live Auction

November 18, 2022: Premier Americana - Day Two

Fri, Nov 18, 2022 09:00AM EST
Lot 1001


Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$200 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
STAFFORDSHIRE AMERICAN HISTORICAL TRANSFER-PRINTED CERAMIC WASH BASIN AND PITCHER, featuring States series patterns, basin having view of Gunnersbury House, Middlesex to interior and pitcher with Trematon Castle, Cornwall, each flanked by patriotic female figures Justice and Liberty on platforms reading "AMERICA AND / INDEPENDENCE", portrait image of George Washington beside Justice, basin border featuring 15 states enumerated in swags interspersed with stars to interior and exterior. Basin having impressed crown mark encircled by "CLEWS WARRANTED STAFFORDSHIRE" to underside. Ralph & James Clews, Cobridge, England. 1814-1834. 10 1/8" HOA, basin 12 1/8" D rim.
Literature: Parallels the Armans - Historical Staffordshire, An Illustrated Check-List, p. 16, pls. 11a and 12; Transferware Collectors Club database patterns #2126 and #2362.
Provenance: From the collection of Nick Routson, Phoenix, AZ.
William R. and Teresa F. Kurau, Lampeter, PA.
Pook & Pook, Inc., 10/10/2013, lot 223.
Ex-collection of Hayden Goldberg & Curtis F. Brown (retains collection label).


Pitcher having rim with two flakes and some minor scattered glaze wear; basin having excellent visual condition with some areas of professional restoration including to rim and foot.