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Spode Plate, Bang Up Pattern Chinoiserie New Stone China, Regency 1822-1833

$275

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This is a beautiful little Spode plate made between 1822 and 1833. The plate is made of "New Stone China" and is decorated with the very famous "Bang-Up" pattern with a "Ship Border". Blue on white decorations were done in East Asia for many centuries, and were made popular in the West by the Dutch Delftware potters in the 17th century. In circa 1800, the famous Spode factory in Staffordshire created a transfer printing process that could mass produce beautifully decorated blue and white wares, making this a very common and desired choice of tableware for the two centuries to come. Potters all-over Britain quickly started to make use of this new technology and copied the famous Spode patterns. Once the blue on white transfers had caught on, Spode started to print in colour; mostly printing in one colour (in this case: brown) and then filling in the other colours by hand. This way, they could offer wonderfully colourful dinner services at a much lower cost, as they needed only a skilled engraver for the plate that provided the outline of the image, and the transferring and colouring could be done by less skilled people. These were often women and apprenticed teenage children. Why the "Bang-Up" pattern is called this way is a mystery up to this day; it probably is a copy of an 18th Century Chinese original but nobody has ever been able to track the origins of this pattern. The border of the plate, which has become widely known as the "Ship Border", has a background of little waves and various colourful flowers. The reason this was called "Ship Border" is that it first became known in the "Ship Pattern", showing a European trade ship in a harbour (see one of my other listings for this very rare pattern). It then was used on various other patterns. This plate is made of new stone china, which was Spode's recipe for very strong pottery with a high percentage of Cornish rock, which gives it he beautiful greyish hue. The plate has a slightly lobed edge. The plate carries the impressed Spode New Stone China mark. Condition report: The plate is in excellent antique condition with no cracks, repairs or crazing. The plate seems to have had no wear from use. Kilns were fired on coal in the late 1800s, and this meant that china from that period can have some firing specks from flying particles, and the glazing surface can be a little uneven in places. This is normal for antique items from the 19th Century. This plate was fired relatively smoothly and you see very few imperfections. Please note that all items in my shop are of vintage or antique condition. They have often been used for many years and can have normal signs of wear. If they are from the 19th Century, please note that items fired in coal-fired kilns nearly always have irregularities at the surface and/or specks under the glazing. I will reflect any damage, repairs or heavy wear in the item description but some minor scratches, nicks and stains can be normal for vintage items and need to be taken into account. There is widespread confusion on the internet about the difference between chips and nicks, or hairlines and cracks. I will reflect any damage as truthfully as I can, i.e. a nick is a tiny bit of damage smaller than 1mm and a chip is something you can see with the eye; a hairline runs over the surface glazing but not the body of the item and a crack runs through the body of the item, usually weakening its structure. Dimensions: 17.6cm (8") diameter.

Details

  • Creator
    Josiah Spode (Maker)
  • Dimensions
    Height: .5 in. (1.27 cm)Diameter: 8 in. (20.32 cm)
  • Style
    Regency (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1822-1833
  • Condition
    Excellent condition without damage, crazing, wear or repairs.
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: A-SPO34g1stDibs: LU4805120782102

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    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: London, United Kingdom
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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