Staffordshire Historical Blue Transfer-decorated Arms of Virginia Covered Vegetable Dish, Thomas Mayer, Stoke-on-Trent & Longport, Staffordshire, c. 1830, the dish and cover with arms within a flower and leaf border, the cover with molded flower handle, the back of the dish with impressed Mayer mark and printed spreadwing eagle, dia. 10 in. Provenance: Sotheby's, May 2003. Estimate $2,500-3,500 Typical very slight and scattered surface abrasions. No evidence of any cracks, chips or restorations throughout. Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.