Mar 29, 2018 - Sale 2471

Sale 2471 - Lot 43

Price Realized: $ 1,625
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) Abolitionist pitcher with scenes inspired by Uncle Tom's Cabin. Stoneware, 7 1/2 inches tall, with stamp in base reading "Published by E. Ridgway & Abington," and hinged pewter lid with stamp reading "Milner, Cobridge"; minimal wear. Hanley, England, 1853

Additional Details

One side depicts a slave auction, with a sign reading "By auction this day, a prime lot of healthy negroes," and the other side shows a fugitive woman and baby being pursued across a frozen river by a man with a whip.