Body Style

Lafayette Shape

Naming Source

Factory Named

Potter

Joseph Clementson
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Shelton, Hanley, Staffordshire

Manufacturing Era

1860s

Treatment(s)

Copper Lustre
Copper Lustre with blue pinstripes and cobalt plumes

Footprints/Shapes

Oval
Round

Type(s) of Ware

Dinnerware

Motif(s)

Lustre Band
Scroll

Description

The lavishly embossed Lafayette Shape was a name that would appeal to the average housewife.  Strangely, the plates and platters in this body style are plain in conrast to the hollowware pieces. 

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Lafayette - Handle decoration

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Lafayette - Finial

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Lafayette - spout