Seven Small Historical Blue Staffordshire Pottery Transfer-decorated Plates, England, early 19th century, a cup plate possibly depicting Castle Garden with trefoil and knobs border, by Wood; a butter plate depicting the "Landing of Gen. LaFayette at Castle Garden..." with floral border, by Clews; a butter plate depicting the ship Cadmus under full sail, with shell border, by Enoch Wood & Sons; a butter plate depicting the arms of South Carolina, with leaf and floral border, a dessert plate depicting "Commodore Mac Donnough's Victory" with shell border by Enoch Wood & Sons; and a dessert and a butter plate both depicting four small scenes of the canal around the rim surrounding the inscription "The Grand Erie Canal A Splendid Monument of the Enterprise & Resources of the State of New York...," three with impressed maker's marks on the bottom, dia. 3 5/8 to 6 1/2 in.
Six plates are in very good condition, with very minor ligth wear, if any. The Landing of LaFayette cup plate has several minute rim chips.
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