Deaccessioned December 19, 2013
Clews Manufactory (active 1818–1836)
Object Place: Staffordshire, Clews
Legacy dimension: D. 10 3/4"
Medium or Technique
Earthenware, transfer-printed decoration
Scenic medallion in center, supported by Justice, with medallion of Washington, and Liberty, “America” and “Independence”; 15 states in scallops on rim. .
Incised: Clews Warranted Staffordshire in double circles around crown
19th century, Zenas Nickerson (b. 1801 - d. 1882) and Priscilla Eldredge Nickerson (b. 1801 - d. 1868), Chatham, MA; probably by decent to Kate Augustina Gould (b. 1871 - d. 1930), Chatham; 1933, bequeathed by Kate A. Gould to the MFA for use in the Chatham Historical Society (accession date: July 20, 1933); December 19, 2013, deaccessioned by the MFA for transfer to the Chatham Historical Society.
Bequest of Miss Kate A. Gould