Spode Copeland Dessert Plate Waring & Gillow Pheasant Pattern 2 5660 1908
A Spode earthenware dessert plate transfer printed with the hand coloured Pheasant pattern number 2 / 5660. The Pheasant pattern was first introduced by Spode in about 1816. An early version of the pattern has pattern number 2240 and another version, dating from circa 1822, has pattern number 3438. This is the later version pattern number 2 /5660 as used by Copelands for the renowned Waring and Gillows furnishers, as marked on the base. The pattern is based on Chinese porcelain designs of the Regency period. The rim has a simple brown line band around it.
The Spode family operated from Spode Works in Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, England from 1773 until 1829 when it was taken over by Copeland and Garrett and eventually in 1847 by WT Copeland and sons Ltd. It is impress marked on the back Copeland and has an impressed date code for 1908, there is a Spode Copeland printed mark and the hand painted pattern number.
This plate is approximately 3/4 inch (1.8 cm) high and 8 7/8 inches ( 22.5 cm) diameter. It weighs of 375 g unpacked.
Item condition: Very good antique condition. There is some very minor wear to the enamel on the rim. Please see the images.
This is a great items to add to any collection of Spode ceramics, antique English early 20th century, late Edwardian pottery. Would look great in either a period or a modern setting.
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