Jeffrey S. Evans & Assoc., Inc.
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December 1, 2023: Premier Americana – Day One

Fri, Dec 1, 2023 09:00AM EST
Lot 1139

AMERICAN HISTORICAL COPPER LUSTRE "CORNWALLIS" AND "LA FAYETTE" CERAMIC CREAM JUG / PITCHER

Estimate: $80 - $120
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AMERICAN HISTORICAL COPPER LUSTRE "CORNWALLIS" AND "LA FAYETTE" CERAMIC CREAM JUG / PITCHER, beaded rim with ribbed neck above a globular waist, tapering to a cylindrical foot with medial dark orange-ground band, featuring black transfer-printed cartouches of "CORNWALLIS" surrendering at Yorktown, and reverse cartouche with a portrait of "LA FAYETTE," held aloft in clouds by angelic women holding a halo formed of laurel leaves amidst the rays in the sky. Unmarked. Probably Staffordshire, England. Circa 1825. 3 3/4" HOA.
Literature: Parallels the Armans - Anglo-American Ceramics Part I, p. 51, pls. 4.27/4.29; John and Baker - Old English Lustre Pottery, color illustration 50B; Transferware Collectors Club #3348.

Condition

Undamaged, having some expected minute scattered wear to enamel decoration.

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From the Leo Greiner collection, Roseburg, OR.