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English Staffordshire Pitcher Made for the American Market – War of 1812 Naval Battles
Small English, Staffordshire, pearlware, pitcher, buff-colored ground, copper lustre bands and highlights, scallop decorated spout, with black transfers of “The Wasp Boarding the Frolic” & “The Enterprise and Boxer.”
Made by Enoch Wood & Sons, ca. 1815 – 1820. 5 1/4″ tall. For a near identical example see E.4 in Armans’Anglo – American Ceramics. USS Enterprise, a 14 gun brig. embarked from Portsmouth, NH on Sept. 1, 1813 and was engaged by HMS Boxer on Sept. 5th off Pemaquid Point, Maine. The Americans were victorious, but both commanders were mortally wounded and are buried side by side in Portland, Maine.
Condition: The pitcher has been professionally restored giving it a nearly new appearance.
Price: $2350 + S&H
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