Antique Spode Copeland Blue Transferware Footed Hot Plate Trivet Grazing Cattle Cows French Cottage


Brand Spode Copeland

Circa 1860-80 Spode Copeland Fluted Blue Transferware Footed Hot Plate or Trivet.

This scenic hot plate depicts a cattle grazing in a pasture near an old cottage.  This scene is from one of Edward Duncan's series entitled Rural Scenes.  In 1849 W. T. Copeland (Spode Copeland) commissioned Edward Duncan to paint a series of sepia watercolors, depicting English country life, which would extensively inspire a full range of tablewares.  The design was registered in 1850.

 In 1878 production grew limited.  Duncan scenes was printed in brown on a cream body earthenware.  The shape was called Amien Embossed which featured Gadroon rims.   A service was retained by the Copeland family as part of their private collection / dinner service and later passed to descendant Robert Copeland. 

No chips or cracks, some wear / minor nibbles around the edge
Impressed in an arched shape is the word Copeland over B
Measures: 6" x 6"