Spode Copeland Black Transferware Charger Plate Stunning Architectural Border Chicago University Billings Hospital
Brand Spode Copeland
Here is a stunning black transferware plate by Spode / Copeland, circa 1931 featuring one of the fabulous buildings on the campus of Chicago University. This plate depicts Billings Hospital.Albert Merritt Billings Hospital, 950 East 59th Street, is one of four hospitals forming the University of Chicago Clinics on the Midway. The medical school at the University is the only one in the world in which all the professors devote their full time to teaching, research, and the care of patients without engaging in private practice outside.The custom designed border is composed of Gothic architectural decoration with three cartouche like vignettes of the University enveloped by trailing ivy.
Condition: Beautiful! No chips or cracks, some crazing
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