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rare antique redware political campaign charger yellow slip 19th century hancock for ever

Hancock for Ever! Presidential Campaign Redware Plate »

Circa 1880: This historically significant and possibly unique 9 5/8" slip script redware plate reads "Hancock for Ever!" and was produced on the occasion of the beloved Union Civil War General Winfield Scott Hancock's 1880 bid for the presidency against James A. Garfield, who would be assassinated in 1881.

For Sale: $3,750

rare 1820s historical staffordshire blue transferware plater hudsan rivier high lands scene

High Lands Hudson River Dark Blue Platter

Circa 1820s: This petite historical Staffordshire transferware platter with the desirable shell border depicts the scarce American view of High Lands Hudson River, a scene featuring an early sidewheeler and several other vessels on the Hudson River.

For Sale: $2,350

historical staffordshire dark blue covered vegetable dish clews landing of lafayette

Lafayette's Landing Covered Vegetable Dish »

Circa 1820s: The Landing of General Lafayette At Castle Garden, New York, 16 August, 1824 celebrates the starting point of the heroic French general's first visit to the United States since his historic leadership in the American Revolutionary War nearly fifty years earlier.

For Sale: $1,975

Greensboro Pennsylvania Hamilton and Jones Cobalt Decorated Double Handled Jug

Hamilton and Jones Double Handled Stoneware Jug »

Circa 1870s: Double handled stoneware jugs from Southwestern Pennsylvania, like this stenciled example from Greensboro's storied firm Hamilton & Jones are an extremely hot commodity in today's market.

For Sale: $1,950

1820s historical staffordshire blue transferware plater united states by clews

16.75" Clews Historical Staffordshire States Platter

Circa 1820s: The States pattern, also called America and Independence, is perhaps the most popular series of dark blue historical Stafforshire created for the Ameircan market by English brothers James and Ralph Clews. The names of fifteen American states are sparated by patrioc stars and are festooned around a piece's border.

For Sale: $1,875

antique historical staffordshire blue and white platter boston state house

State House Boston Historical Staffordshire Platter »

Circa 1822-1835: Manufactured for the American market by English ceramicist Jospeh Stubbs, this dark blue serving platter depicts an urban yet pastoral landscape of the Boston State House and neighboring buildings with cattle lounging in the foreground and a few people, including one on horseback and one with a dog, strolling the avenue.

For Sale: $1,850

rare john bell redware ladies spittoon

Rare John Bell Redware Ladies Spittoon »

Circa 1850-1880: This petite signed "John Bell / Waynesboro" ladies cuspidor, the smallest produced by the Pennsylvania potter, was decorated with manganese and then glazed with lead as was common practice with 19th century redware.

For Sale: $1,895

niagara falls antique blue historical transferware platter enoch wood 19th century staffordshire

Niagara Falls Dark Blue Historical Staffordshire States Platter

Circa 1820s: Niagara Falls has long been a spot of romance, and this dark blue transferware platter with shell border was manufactured for the American market by English firm Enoch Wood and Sons and depicts Niagara from the American Side.

For Sale: $1,795

historical staffordshire dark blue  vegetable dish clews landing of lafayette

Rare Small Lafayette's Landing Vegetable Dish »

Circa 1820s: In part one of Sam Laidacker's seminal 1938 study Anglo-American China, he lists four sizes of vegetable dishes made in Clews' famous The Landing of General Lafayette At Castle Garden, New York, 16 August, 1824, pattern, the small 7.75" size being the rarest and most valuable.

For Sale: $1,495

Early Antique Staffordshire Earthworm Decorated Multi-colored Mochaware Bowl: Large, Rare For Sale

Antique Mochaware Earthworm Pearlware Bowl »

Circa 1840-1860: This mochaware footed bowl's whopping 11' diameter makes it a rare find.

For Sale: $1,495

Historical Staffordshire American Scene Philadelphia Library JW Ridgway

Erith on the Thames Historical Staffordshire Platter »

Circa 1818-1846: This 12 7/8" x 10" dark blue platter depicts one of the early 19th century English tourist attrractions.

For Sale: $950

Historical Staffordshire American Scene Philadelphia Library JW Ridgway

The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad (Level) 10" Historical Staffordshire Plate »

Circa 1825-1828: One of the most desirable scenes in today's market is the B & O Railroad plate with the level view.

For Sale: $950

historical staffordshire dark blue transferware cream jug clews states pattern america and independence

America and Independence Dark Blue Cream Jug »

Circa 1820s: English potters James and Ralph Clews created the popular America and Independence dark blue transferware series, which is also commonly called the States pattern because of the swag border with the printed names of the first fifteen American states.

For Sale: $895

5 Gallon Beaver County PA Ovoid Stoneware Jar

5 Gallon Beaver County PA Ovoid Stoneware Jar »

Circa 1850s: Beaver County stoneware was made to last, and this five gallon semi-ovoid cream jar with floral decoration is a testament to the longevity of the county's pottery production. Weighing in at a stout 21 pounds, this jar stands 14" tall and is just over 12" wide from ear to ear.

For Sale: $850

Historical StaffordshirePottery Platter Oxford Views Ridgway Blue and White 19th Century Ceramics

Historical Staffordshire Platter: Wadham College »

Circa 1835: This large historical Staffordshire platter of Wadham College is from Ridgway's Oxford Views series.

For Sale: $795

historical staffordshire teacup and saucer commodore macdonnoughs victory war of 1812

Commodore MacDonnough's Victory Teacup and Saucer »

Circa 1820s: In order to promote commerce between England and America after the War of 1812, potters in Britain began to manufacture transferware with American views and patriotic American slogans to export to the United States.

For Sale: $650

1820s Canaryware 19th Century Ceramics Lustre Transfer Scene For Sale

Miniature Canaryware Mug: A Recruiting Party »

Circa 1820s: This rare early 19th century canary yellow miniature child's mug is a mere 1 7/8" H x 1 5/8" D, not including its handle.

For Sale: $650

antique historical staffordshire the landing of general lafayette New York 1824

Lafayette's Landing at Castle Garden Waste Bowl »

Circa 1820s: General Marquise de Lafayette's 1824-1825 tour of the United States was wildly popular among the American people, and the last surviving French general to fight in America's Revolutionary War was greeted enthusiastically along his route.

For Sale: $550

1820s Canaryware 19th Century Ceramics Lustre Transfer Scene For Sale

Early 19th Century Canary Tankard Handled Mug with Hand Painted Floral Decoration »

Circa 1820s:This hefty canary yellow tankard, a giant in its day, stands nearly 5" tall and is the size of a modern coffee mug.

For Sale: $550

Hudson River Valley Historical Staffordshire

Park Theatre, New York | Historical Staffordshire »

Circa 1825-1832: Dark blue Historical Staffordshire ten inch dinner plate with acorn border from Stevenson and Williams.

For Sale: $550

Beauties of America Library Philadelphia J and W Ridgeway 8 Dark Blue Historical Staffordshire Plate For Sale

J. & W. Ridgway "Beauties of America" Series »

Circa 1820s-1830s: This example from the Beauties of America series features Ridgway's floral border and is in excellent condition.

For Sale: $495

Historical Staffordshire American Scenes Fairmount Near Philadelphia

Historical Staffordshire America Scens: Fairmont Near Philidelphia »

Circa 1820s: This Stubbs plate features a couple overlooking the water.

For Sale: $450

1820s Canaryware 19th Century Ceramics Lustre Transfer Scene For Sale

Make Hay While The Sun Shines Canary Lustre Motto Mu »

Circa 1820s: This maxim mug features a scene of three busy farmers piling hay on an ox drawn wagon on a beautiful summer day.

For Sale: $425

1820s Canaryware 19th Century Ceramics Lustre Transfer Scene For Sale

19th Century Canary Ware Cup and Saucer set with Brown Lustre Farming Scene »

Circa 1820s: Measuring 2 9/16" tall, this canary yellow coffee can pictures two farmers sowing a field with an ox drawn plow.

For Sale: $375

1820s Canaryware 19th Century Ceramics Lustre Transfer Scene For Sale

Canary Lustre Ware Cup with Pastoral Music Related Transfer Decoration »

Circa 1820s: This unusal transfer scene shows a pair of gentlemen relaxing in the pastoral countryside.

For Sale: $350

Happy Heidi Vintage Fiestaware Pottery for Sale all old colors complete collection

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