Slightly scalloped edged circular cakeplates have central hand-painted motif of two multi-colored pheasants perched on small pink blossomed tree; underneath, a grassy spot; to the left is an urn with red and blue flowers; similar flowers form border in transfer printed sprigs; cavetto line is an alternating floral diaper and brown line diaper; outer rim is scrolled in yellow with radiating links repeating out to edge.
Spode Pottery (Maker)
Bottom marked 6606; attached card ""Copeland 1847-1891 SPODE FACTORY OF ENGLAND""; stamped on back ""COPELAND late SPONDE Rd No. 615911 ENGLAND""
- Location of origin
- Stoke-on-Trent, England, Staffordshire; England
- Associated Building
- Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
- Object type
- Food Service T&E
- Descriptive terms
cake plates (serving vessels)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
- 0.75 (H), 7.625 (diameter) (inches)
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Gift of Ralph May