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    Mrs. Frances Cleveland: Ironstone "Spark's" Kidney Tonic Advertising Tray with a portrait of the First Lady as the central theme and reading "Sparks' Perfect Health / For Kidney And Liver Diseases". With maker's impression on the back, this early piece of advertising makes a dynamic presentation. Often these are ruined by cleaning since the transfer on this piece is on top of the ceramic glaze. A crack on the left side of the rim runs to the edge of the portrait but no further and certainly does not detract. A popular theme for political collectors but just as popular for collectors of early medicinal advertising. From the U. I. "Chick" and Cecilia Harris Collection.

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    June, 2008
    12th-13th Thursday-Friday
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