Dating spode china
Because of Spode's early technical innovations and a continued commitment to excellence in design, the Spode name is synonymous with quality tableware worldwide.
There are way too many to list here as it would take a whole new website to list them all!Many are beautiful works of art in their own right; taken together, their importance rests in part in their completeness, but also as a historic document of changing design styles over two centuries.Georgian simplicity, Regency opulence, Victorian naturalism, sentimentality, Pre-Raphaelite styles, Japanese revival, Arts and Crafts, Art Deco, 1950s modernism and late 20th century designs are all there, including the originals of iconic patterns still in production, such as Christmas Tree, Woodland and Stafford Flowers.In 1847, Copeland became the sole owner and the mark changed again. The company was bought by the Portmeirion Group in 2009.Pieces are listed under the name that appears in the mark.
One of the most comprehensive books available on Copeland Spode china is "Spode & Copeland Marks and Other Relevant Intelligence," written by Robert Copeland.