Antique Hand Painted Spode White Porcelain Platters with English Hand Painted Wild Flowers
A rare pair of museum-quality early 19th Century porcelain trays in scalloped oval form. These strikingly beautiful and good sized pieces are carefully hand painted in great detail with wild English flower bouquets over a celadon glaze and white floral decoration in relief along the borders. Flowers such as bluebells, hawthorns, peonies, hollyhocks and daffodils abound. All surrounded by a gilt border.
Each signed on the underside "Spode" and "2190" painted in red. Remarkably good condition with only minimal signs of age and wear.
Founded by Josiah Spode in 1770, Spode has been producing the finest ceramics and celebrated designs in Stoke-on Trent, England for 250 years. Spode is the authority on great British style bringing heritage style to modern day life.
Each is 11 3/8" long x 7 1/2" wide x 2" tall.2.6 pounds.