Liverpool creamware jug, one side with Oliver H. Perry War of 1812 memorial Staffordshire transfer print, flanked by vignettes of flags, ships, cannons, and other nautical and military items with the quote "We have met the enemy, and thay [sic] are ours!" above. The reverse depicts the Battle of Lake Erie, September 10, 1813, with several ships engaged in battle and the caption "Second View Of Com. Perry's Victory" below. Decorative black transfer decal of floral spray below spout. 9" H x 10" W x 6 3/4" D. Early 19th century. Note: This jug is pictured in "Anglo-American Ceramics, Part I Transfer Printed Creamware and Pearlware for the American Market 1760-1852" by David and Linda Arman, Oak Press, Portsmouth, RI, 1998, p. 46. Private East Tennessee Collection. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. Some crazing. Scuffs, surface scratches, largest 1 1/2", to transfers. 1 1/4" area of rubbing to handle.
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