English Samuel Alcock Parian Lavender Ground Napoleon Breach of Acre Pitcher
English Samuel Alcock Parian Lavender Ground Napoleon Breach of Acre Pitcher English Samuel Alcock Parian Lavender Ground Napoleon Breach of Acre Pitcher English Samuel Alcock Parian Lavender Ground Napoleon Breach of Acre Pitcher English Samuel Alcock Parian Lavender Ground Napoleon Breach of Acre Pitcher English Samuel Alcock Parian Lavender Ground Napoleon Breach of Acre Pitcher English Samuel Alcock Parian Lavender Ground Napoleon Breach of Acre Pitcher English Samuel Alcock Parian Lavender Ground Napoleon Breach of Acre Pitcher English Samuel Alcock Parian Lavender Ground Napoleon Breach of Acre Pitcher English Samuel Alcock Parian Lavender Ground Napoleon Breach of Acre Pitcher English Samuel Alcock Parian Lavender Ground Napoleon Breach of Acre Pitcher English Samuel Alcock Parian Lavender Ground Napoleon Breach of Acre Pitcher English Samuel Alcock Parian Lavender Ground Napoleon Breach of Acre Pitcher
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English Samuel Alcock Parian Lavender Ground Napoleon Breach of Acre Pitcher

DETAILS
A small antique, parian lilac ground pitcher, molded in relief with a commemorative military scene. It commemorates the actions of Sir Sidney Smith assisting the Turks in the defence of Acre against Napoleon's army in 1799. It was Napoleon's first major defeat. Alcock was well known for these picture jugs modelled in relief.
PATTERN/MODEL
Breach of Acre | 116
MAKER
Samuel Alcock & Company (Cobridge/Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, 1826-59)
MARKS
Backstamp: Royal coat of arms / Patent / 116
PERIOD
Queen Victoria (1837-1901) | Mid 19th century
DATE
Circa 1845
DIMENSIONS
Width 5.75 Depth 4.5 Height 6.5 inches
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