War of 1812 Historical Staffordshire lustre ware jug, black and white transfer decoration depicting two important naval battles of the war. One side depicts three masted battle ships, the USS Constitution, HMS Cyane and HMS Levant, and the reverse side depicts two masted battle ships, the USS Wasp and HMS Reindeer. Pink lustre decoration to the top, spout and handle. 6 1/2" H. Circa 1820's. Provenance: Private collection; deaccessioned by the Philadelphia Museum of Art, numbered on lower edge. CONDITION: Some wear to lustre decoration, otherwise overall good condition.
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