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    Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, Samuel Adams and John Hancock: Polychrome Liverpool Pitcher. 10" Liverpool pitcher with gold highlights and desirable transfers. One side depicts Sam Adams and John Hancock flanking a memorial to George Washington titled "The Memory of Washington and the Proscribed Patriots of America. Liberty, Virtue, Peace, Justice and Equity to All Mankind." The other side has a ship flying the American flag. A Federal eagle appears beneath the spout along with the initials of the owner "E H" and a quote by Thomas Jefferson warning against entangling alliances, dated 1804. Some light discoloration, a tight hairline in the base and a spider crack affecting the eagle. We do not see any evidence of repairs or restoration.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2017
    13th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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