Wash Basin, Shards (3 pcs), S.S. Central America [156855]

Currency:USD Category:Artifacts / Shipwreck Artifacts Start Price:100.00 USD Estimated At:200.00 - 0.00 USD
Wash Basin, Shards (3 pcs), S.S. Central America [156855]
225.00USD+ (45.00) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2022 Dec 03 @ 12:28UTC-8 : PST/AKDT
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Three stained ironstone wash basin shards. A large base, with old breaks as evidenced by iron stain on the fracture surfaces. Three pieces of an angled-edge wash basin, marked with a Royal Crest, under which is found // Ironstone China / J.F. //. This refers to J. Fernyhough, who was a china/ironstone manufacturer in Staffordshire, in partnership with J. Adams and S. Hartshorne, until October 1853. (10/4/1853 Liverpool Mercury, and 10/7/1853 Coventry Standard). The largest piece is 7.5 x 4 inches. This wash basin may have been purchased as part of the initial outfitting of the ship for its maiden voyage in October 1853 as the S.S. George Law, the original name for the S.S. Central America.

Date: 1857
Country (if not USA):
Provenance: SS Central America Collection