Historic Staffordshire copper luster milk jug (c. 1825)

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Historic Staffordshire copper luster milk jug made for the American market. The jug features transfer decorations in flanking white ovals on a band of yellow which is bordered and highlighted with copper luster. The transfers are a bust of Lafayette in a garter, flanked by Fame and Triumph in Grecian garb holding a laurel wreath above his head. On the opposing side is a transfer print of Cornwallis resigning his sword on Oct 19, 1781 (after the painting by Robert Smirke, published 1787).

Staffordshire, England, circa 1825.

Condition: Fading to the luster throughout. Wear commensurate with age and use.

Materials: Ceramic, Copper Luster, Enamel

Dimensions: 4" H x 5" W (spout to handle)

SKU: 9059

Tear sheets are available on request. 


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