Friday, 16 May 2014

Early Blue and White - Spode's India Pattern

It's thought that the India pattern got its name from the East India Company which imported the Chinese originals from which Spode derived this type of floral design. A near copy from the K'ang Hsi period (1662-1772), here it's shown on a soup plate which is finely potted and has a lovely pale blue rippled glaze. For more details see Premier Antiques

Spode 'India' Pattern Soup Plate c1820

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