Lot 278: 'ITALIAN OPERA HOUSE, HAYMARKET' OR 'OPERA HOUSE, LONDON: TREES AND FOLIAGE BORDER,' STAFFORDSHIRE DARK BLUE TRANSFER-PRINTED EMBOSSED POTATO BOWL, UNKNOWN MAKER, IMPORTED BY THE PHILADELPHIA FIRM S. TAMS & CO., 1822-28.
October 25, 2016
Portsmouth, NH, USALive Auction
Description: The rim embossed with a border of stiff leaftips within a beaded edge. Diameter 12 1/8 inches.Provenance: "The Jean Curtin Collection," Cyr Auction Co., Gray, Maine, July 30, 2003, lot 74.This English view was used for the cover of the "Capitol at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania' soup tureen.