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    George Washington: Presidential Liverpool Jug. This is one of the nicer Washington pitchers produced in Liverpool during his presidency, prior to his death. One side has a great transfer of "Washington Securing Liberty to America", flanked by personifications of Liberty, Fame, Wisdom and Justice. Benjamin Franklin inscribes "America Independent 4 July 1776" in a book. An early version of the United States flag hovers over a map of the Eastern seaboard. The design is signed "F. Morris Shelton". The back side has a laudatory poem directed towards Liberty, encircled by the name of the fifteen states that were part of the Union at the time this piece was made. The transfers are exceptionally crisp and we can detect no repairs or restorations of note.

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    December, 2012
    11th-12th Tuesday-Wednesday
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