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Manufacturer: Herculaneum Pottery (English, 1793 - 1841)

Date: c. 1824
Medium: creamware with transfer print
Dimensions:
6 3/4 × 7 3/4 × 6 inches (17.1 × 19.7 × 15.2 cm)
Base diameter: 4 1/8 inches
Classification: Food Services
Credit Line: Gift of Nelda C. Stark, 1981
Object number: 41.56.4
Accession Number: 1981.335
1979 York Appraisal: 261
1965 Appraisal: 389
DescriptionCircular base; integral spout; C-shaped handle; white ground; black transfer print of FIRST IN WAR, FIRST IN PEACE, / AND FIRST IN THE HEARTS OF HIS / FELLOW CITIZENS / WAHSINGTON / image of George Washington in a circle / THE COUNTRY'S FATHER; on opposite side black transfer print of IN COMMEMORATION OF THE / VISIT, OF GEN. LA FAYETTE TO / THE U.S. OF AMERICAN, IN THE YEAR 1824 / image of Lafayette in circle / THE NATIONS GUEST; black bands on rim.
Provenance: W.H. Stark [1851-1936] and Miriam Lutcher Stark [Mrs. W.H. Stark, 1859-1936]; by inheritance to their son H.J. Lutcher Stark [1887-1965]; by inheritance to his wife Nelda C. Stark [1909-1999]; gifted March 5, 1981 to the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation; accessioned to The W.H. Stark House
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