Lot 175
Historical Staffordshire Platter, North Carolina
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Circa 1825 featuring a design by Thomas Mayer. In the design, the Goddess of Liberty rests against a wall whilst holding a staff topped with the Liberty Cap. Beside her is Ceres, goddess of harvest, with a bountiful cornucopia at her feet, the vignette is surrounded by running tobacco leaves with a plaque "NORTH CAROLINA," the whole beneath a border of flowers and vines.

14 3/4 in.

Private Collection, Wilson, North Carolina

Consignor information "From the Governor Dix Collection. Purchased at auction April 8, 1927."

Professional thin crack and re-touch to the upper area approximately if on a clock, 12:00 to 1:00; some darkening at the edges.

$2,000 - 4,000