Early English Cornish Ware Pitcher

Dedicated to Grand Master Rt. Hon. Earl of Moira

To Thomas Tyrwhitt, Esq M.P., Lord Warden of the Stannaries of Cornwall & C. To Whom the following device is dedicated with permission by

every due respect his most obedt

very hume servt Wm Rogers

enamelled for the Royal Cornwall Topographical Society emblemised by our brother Mr. Wm Rogers Late of Treneague, St Stephens, near St Austell and County aforesaid we present him this as a token of respect

Plymouth Arms Southwark London Aug 12th 1811

Addressed to the Rt Hon Earl of Moira

Constable of the Tower of London and one of his Royal Highness Council for Cornwall and acting Grand Master of Masonry &c &c

This Cornish Ware was risen from the Parish of St Stephens from the hands of the Right Hon Visct Falmouth, occupied by Mess Warick & Co, China Merchants, Plymouth

EXPLANATION:

Exhibited on the night of August 12 in honour of His Royal Highness, Prince of Wales, Duke of Cornwall, by illuminations on a large scale transparent painting on Emblematical representation of the Prince Wales Dukedom as in this device where you see Britannia with the motto One & All underneath signifying the Loyalty of the County of Cornwall, the jovial Miner drinking success to our Duke, Stannaries, Tin, Fish and Copper , the Plume of Feathers, Masonic signs Emblematical of Free Masonry, of which his Royal Highness is Grand Master; a ship lying off the Lizard Expressive of Trade, Commerce &c, Cornish Arms, viz Gold on Sable and everything appertaining to the Duchy.

 GOD SAVE THE KING

 

         

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