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    Unusual Style of Washington Memorial Liverpool Pitcher, with Heavy Black Border Trim Obelisk with Washington's portrait, name, birth and death dates. Above, "Washington in Glory," below "America in Tears." Reverse features another Washington decal, this one first used in the middle of his presidency (among the states links surrounding the portrait, Kentucky, admitted 1792, is present, but Tennessee, admitted 1796, is not). It was common practice in Liverpool factories to continue using decals for years after their inception, until the trade with America dried up during the War of 1812. What distinguishes this example is the heavy black edging on rim, base, and handle, which we do not recall seeing before. Beautiful appearance, with no apparent restoration. Height 9", diameter including handle 8.5".



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    June, 2005
    22nd-23rd Wednesday-Thursday
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