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    George Washington and Benjamin Franklin: A Superb Large-size Liverpool Creamware Punch Bowl. These bowls were made in a variety of sizes, this being one of the larger ones with a diameter of 10.25". Profile of Washington with the legend "His Excellency General Washington/ Commander in Chief of the Forces of the United States of America/ & President of the Congress". On the opposite side is Franklin with "Benj. Franklin L.L.D. F.R.S/ Born at Boston in New England 17 Jan. 1706". These transfers would thus pre-date Washington's inauguration and Franklin's death the following year. In the bottom is a scene of a shipyard and boat launching. Beautiful condition with impressive display appeal.

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    July, 2014
    30th Wednesday
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