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“Entrance of the Erie Canal” - Staffordshire Transferware Plate

“Entrance of the Erie Canal” - Staffordshire Transferware Plate


Staffordshire transferware plate by Enoch Wood and Sons, circa 1825.


Dimensions: Approximately 10¼” diameter.



The border is decorated with a botanical and floral design which overlaps into the central scene.


The center is a scene of the entrance to the Erie Canal from the Hudson River. In the foreground are fishermen and others, including a dog, on the riverbank. In the background are a number of buildings.


In the foreground, below the fishermen is the caption “ENTRANCE OF THE ERIE CANAL INTO THE HUDSON RIVER AT ALBANY”.


The reverse bears an impressed “5” and an old label.


This is one of the three Erie Canal Views Series by Enoch Wood.


The source print is an engraving on paper signed “J. Eights Del.” and engraved by Rawden, Clark & Co. Albany.



“Historical Staffordshire An Illustrated Check-List” by David & Linda Arman.


“Pictures of Early New York on Dark Blue Staffordshire Pottery”, by Halsey.


“American Historical Views on Staffordshire China” by Larsen.


“Historical Staffordshire: American Patriots and Views” by Snyder.


Condition: Two hairlines on the reverse of rim, one lightly visible on the front; otherwise in excellent condition consistent with age and usage.

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