Pair Spode “Willis” Plates Pattern #2147

Pair Spode “Willis” Plates Pattern #2147

$150.00Price

Pair Spode plates with printed design and inpainting, circa 1820.

 

Dimensions: Each approximately 9” diameter.

 

Decoration:

The rim is decorated with three colorful floral sprays.

 

The central design is surrounded by a gilt spearhead border.

 

That design is composed of flowering trees, sacred fungus, and butterfly in flight.

 

The reverse of each plate bears a printed Spode mark and the printed pattern number 2147.

 

The Willis pattern is illustrated in Smith, “Spode & Copeland. Over 200 Years of Fine China and Porcelain” at pages 43 and 55.

 

Condition: One plate has a chip on the back of the rim, the other has surface wear; otherwise in excellent condition consistent with age and usage.