Dating copeland late spode
These dates or date ciphers were added before firing as a potting date record.This was by no means a universal practice, but where it does exist it provides at least the year date the ceramic was actually produced.Archive items are not for sale and to buy china please visit our Home Page or click on Buy Similar Now. Maker: Spode Pattern: Aesops Fables Dish dessert The Dog and The Shadow c1838 Lovely shape of dish from the dessert service.Backstamp: The Dog and The Shadow Aesops Fables Spode and printed and impressed Copeland & Garrett New Blanche.Dimensions: 26.5 cm / 10.5 ins Our ref: SPODE46722 Buy similar now Maker: Spode Pattern: Aesops Fables Soup Plate The Lion in Love c1830 Probably the most charming scene from the Aesops Fables series, which was introduced in 1830, with designs taken from the illustrations in the 1793 edition of the Rev.There are more than 300 identifying marks, datemarks and backstamps on Copeland Spode pottery going back as far as 1770, according to Heirlooms Antiques Centre.
Various potteries used an impressed 1 to 12 for the month combined with the year designation, e g. Another date form used the first letter of the month, e.g., June 1886 would be J=86; ‘Y’ was often used for July.
Continue Reading A single letter on top of two digits indicates the month and year of manufacture.
For instance, the letter J over the number 96 means the piece was made in January of 1896.
The practical purpose of dating white ware was to distinguish older stock for earlier decoration.
This allowed filling sales orders in rough potting date sequence.