RARE 1880 Black Transferware HUGE Punch Bowl Copeland Spode Rural Scenes Sheep Hops & Vine Border
Circa 1880's Antique
Spode Copeland Duncan Rural Scenes
Stoke Upon Trent
BLACK TRANSFERWARE RARE PUNCH BOWL
Gorgeous hops border! One of my favorites!
In 1849, W T Copeland commissioned artist Edward Duncan to paint a series of sepia water colors to inspire a selection of tableware. In the following year Copeland Spode registered the new Rural Scenes pattern. It was produced subsequently without a border design and was called Duncan Scenes. Around 1878 the production was limited and printed in brown on cream bodied eartherware in Amien embossed shape with Gadroon rims. The Copleand family retained a dinner set in this pattern.
This piece is a wonderful example of the series...for collectors or for a lover of rural scenery, and is a rare find. Punch bowls are hard to come by!
Measures: just under 15 1/2" x 5 1/2" tall
Condition: No chips or cracks. There are some marks and mars mostly around the outside of the bowl, as shown, however they do not detract from this gorgeous piece! It would be stunning used as a punch bowl or filled with ice and sodas / bottles of chilled wine / beer or filled with seasonal fruits, pinecones in the fall, or just on display as it is.
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