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    Exceptional 1801-Dated George Washington Memorial Picher, With John Adams On Reverse
    The main transfer is a distinctive variant of the "Washington... America in Tears" design, not to be confused with the standard version, which is one of the two most common Washington memorial transfers. The elements are different, although similarly arranged, and the portrait is a completely different one. Most obviously, the artwork is denser and darker. The reverse features a wonderful transfer: Lady Liberty with an American flag, flanked by two archaically depicted Indians and a gallery of famous figures of the young nation's history, including Columbus, Raleigh, Franklin, and most notably, "J. Adams." Adams could well have still been President when this 1801-dated piece was made, making it the ideal "poor man's" Adams' pitcher! Has had some virtually undetectable professional repair, but displays as near-mint. Height 8".


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2004
    12th Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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