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Object ID 1973.006.002
Object Name Pitcher
Collection Ceramics
Credit line Gift From the Home for Aged Women Inc., Wilmington
Year Range from 1815
Year Range to 1845
Made James and Ralph Clews
Makers mark Stamped: "Clews Warranted Staffordshire" in a circle surrounding a crown on the base.
Description Dark blue transfer-printed pitcher from a pitcher and bowl wash stand set. The pitcher has a squat body with the same image on both sides: water front scene with two tall ships decked out in flags and surrounded by small boats. Text in a roundel on the front of the body underneath the lip reads: "Landing of Gen. La Fayette at Castle Garden, New York, 16 August 1824". The rest of the body is filled in with blue floral designs.
Dimensions H-8 W-8.125 inches
Dimension Details width =total overall width including spout and handle.
Subjects Pitchers
Search Terms Pitchers
Blue Staffordshire
Lafayette
Marquis De Lafayette
Clews
Staffordshire
Home For Aged Women
Room Read Bedroom
Material Ceramics
Place of Origin Cobridge, Staffordshire, England
Event Landing of Lafayette