19th C. Spode Transferware Plate – “Bridge Over Lucano”

19th C. Spode Transferware Plate – “Bridge Over Lucano”

$55.00Price

Earthenware plate with transfer printed design c. 1820. Also known as “Lucano” pattern.

 

Dimensions: Approximately 9⅞” diameter.

 

Decoration:

The rim is decorated with a foliage pattern.

 

The center is decorated with a bucolic seen of cattle, herdsmen, a river and bridge, and birds in flight.

 

The reverse bears a printed “Spode” mark and what may be a printed workman’s mark, as well as an impressed “Spode” mark and an impressed workman’s mark “44”. It also bears a dealer’s label.

 

The pattern was used by Spode and at least five other makers.

 

In the references listed below, there is a disagreement over the source print for this scene.

 

References:

The Dictionary of Blue and White Printed Pottery 1780-1880 Vol. I” by Coysh and Henrywood.

 

The Dictionary of Blue and White Printed Pottery 1780-1880 Vol. II” by Coysh and Henrywood.

 

“SPODE Transfer Printed Ware 1784 – 1833” by Drakeward and Holdway.

 

Condition: In excellent condition consistent with age and usage.