Lot 894

Historical Blue and White Transferware, 7 pcs.

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$150,000 $5,000
$300,000 $10,000

Property from the Collection of John and Virginia Duncan, Savannah, GA


Group of Historical Blue and White Transferware, 7 pcs., comprising two J. & W. Ridgway c. 1825 Historic Staffordshire blue and white transferware gravy tureens depicting the Bank of Savannah on one side and the Charleston Exchange on the other side. The lids show a partial view of the Insane Asylum, Boston while the single underplate repeats the Bank of Savannah transfer, the ladle with matching border and blue and white shrubbery motif in center. All pieces are labeled with the site, and are bordered with matching rose and diamond patterns. Note that the Boston lid is appropriate for this otherwise Southern set. (See Larsen's 'American Historical Views on Staffordshire China, #175')(all with some craquelure, two small chips on bottom edge of one tureen, the same tureen with some wear to inner edge of lid, the other tureen with wear to rim of lid and bottom edge with some minor staining to interior of lid, ladle with some craquelure and minor staining to white glaze, underplate with craquelure, faint hairline crack in cnete of plate, wear to bottom edge, some faint staining in center of plate). Together with a unmarked transferware tureen and platter depicting river landscapes with sailboats (marked 'Canova' on underside, with craquelure, one broken and repaired handle on underplate, craquelure, staining, lid with wear to edge and hairline crack on rim, , a 10 1/2 in. black and white transferware bowl depicting 'The Presidents House, Washington' figures and floral decorated rim titled and marked 'Jacksons Warranted' on underside (with craquelure, wear to edges, chip on rim, hairline crack in center of bowl, staining), and a 7 5/8 in. purple and white transferware plate decorated with bridge, figures, and boat marked 'The Race Bridge, Philadelphia, Jacksons Warranted' (with hairline cracks and small associated chip on outer rim, craquelure, wear to edges).

Measurements: Height: of Bank of Savannah Tureens 7 in. x Width: 8 1/4 in. x Depth: 5 in.


Overall good condition, see description.