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    General Lafayette Copper Luster Pitcher This attractive style was manufactured in England for the American market. They are found with three historical subjects in many sizes and shapes including Andrew Jackson, William Henry Harrison, and General Lafayette (with scene of the surrender of Cornwallis to Washington on the back). Almost certainly produced to mourn Lafayette, the last surviving Revolutionary War leader who died in 1834. This is one of the smaller sizes, probably for use as a creamer. Perfect condition, which is rarely seen on these copper lusters (the often-chipped luster portions are almost impossible to restore convincingly). Height 3.75", diameter including handle 4.75".

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    June, 2005
    22nd-23rd Wednesday-Thursday
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