STAFFORDSHIRE AMERICAN VIEW TRANSFER-PRINTED CERAMIC PLATTER, featuring "BALTIMORE", as printed to cartouche on underside, depicting the town on the banks of the Patapsco River which features several sailing boats, foreground having a fenced area with two flag poles, one with an anchor and one with a "B", part of the Cities Series. Additional marks to underside include impressed "11". Circa 1825. 11 5/8" x 9 1/8".
Literature: The Armans - Historical Staffordshire, An Illustrated Check-List,
p. 19, #17; Transferware Collectors Club database pattern #13438.
Provenance: From the collection of Nick Routson, Phoenix, AZ.
Pook & Pook, Inc., 10/10/2013, lot 7.
Ex-collection of Hayden Goldberg & Curtis F. Brown (retains collection label).
Having a rim hairline, primarily visible to underside due to decoration, otherwise undamaged. Having stilt marks to rim, as made.