Large “LaFayette at Franklin’s Tomb”  Staffordshire Transferware Pitcher

Large “LaFayette at Franklin’s Tomb” Staffordshire Transferware Pitcher

$700.00Price

Staffordshire transferware Pitcher by Enoch Woods, circa 1825. Also known as “LaFayette at the Tomb of Franklin”.

 

Dimensions: Approximately 8¾” tall x 8¼” wide (handle to tip of spout).

 

Decoration:

The border is decorated with flowers and other foliage that flow into the central scene.

 

The central scene on each side is of a seated LaFayette viewing a large urn bearing the inscription “Franklin”. In the background is a rising or setting sun before with is a ship and a temple.

 

The base bears the impressed mark “Woods” and a printed workman’s mark.

 

References:

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

 

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

 

Condition: Interior staining and a hairline on the base; otherwise in excellent condition consistent with age and usage.