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Lot 270: c. 1824 Copper Lusterware Pitcher CORNWALLIS at YorkTown Oct. 19, 1781
29 October 2016
Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USALive Auction
War of 1812
"CORNWALLIS Resigning his Sword at York Town Oct. 19, 1781" and "LAFAYETTE (Crowned in Glory)" Legend
c. 1824, Historic Copper Lusterware Pitcher "CORNWALLIS Resigning his Sword at York Town Oct. 19, 1781" and "LAFAYETTE (Crowned in Glory)," Choice Extremely Fine.
This quality, colorful Lusterware Pitcher measures 4" tall x 2.25" at its base. There are two black transfers displayed on white fields, have just a bit of friction under the spout, with the overall bright appearance of near New. One side has: "Cornwallis Resigning his Sword at Yorktown Oct. 19, 1781" being a design is listed as C. 29 on page 82 in "Anglo-American Ceramics Part I" by Arman. The other side has: "LaFayette (Crowned in Glory)" listed as L.1 on page 123 in the Arman reference. This is a scarce size and a is lovely example for display.