Is Spode pottery valuable?

Spode ceramics, like many valuable Staffordshire pottery pieces, are produced in a variety of body types, styles, patterns, and ceramic formulas. These quality ceramics hold their value well and increase in value with care over time as collectibles.

What is Copeland late Spode?

Messrs Spode were succeeded in the same business in c. 1833 by Copeland and Garrett, who often used the name Spode in their marks. In particular these are called ‘Late Spode’ and include productions of the so-called ‘Felspar porcelain’. They also produced other kinds of bone china, earthenware, parian, etc.

What is Copeland Spode?

Copeland Spode appears on some pieces of nineteenth-century English porcelain. Josiah Spode established a pottery at Stoke-on-Trent, England, in 1770. In 1833, the firm was purchased by William Copeland and Thomas Garrett and the mark was changed to Copeland Spode.

Does bone china scratch easily?

Over time, your beloved bone white china plates can become scratched and stained with use. You might be debating whether to throw them out but be loathe to part with your treasured wedding china or much-loved family items.

When did Spode stop manufacturing in England?

Spode’s factory was in continuous production from 1774 to 2008, when it finally closed (although the brand was subsequently purchased by Portmeirion, who continue to make Spode branded wares at their own factory in Stoke).

What is the size of a Copeland Spode dinner plate?

Two various Copeland Spode dinner plates, including ‘Spode’s Tower’ pattern, & ‘Greek’ pattern. Diameter 23 cm (each). A Spode Copeland’s apple green bordered dessert plate, 1928, pattern number Y 804, a scenic transferware dish, with artist’s name to image, W…

When did Copeland and Garrett start making Late Spode?

Products are marked ‘Copeland & Garrett’ but at least two backstamps also use the words ‘Late Spode.’ c.1840 Copeland & Garrett introduces Parian ware, fired but unglazed porcelain that resembles marble.

Who was the owner of the Spode factory?

William Taylor Copeland and William Garrett ran the Spode factory between 1833 and 1847. Most tablewares were in the ornate rococo style. Marks are usually Copeland & Garrett, occasionally also with the words ‘Late Spode.’ The partnership was dissolved in 1847 and the factory was operated by W.T. Copeland and his descendants until the 1960s.

What kind of furniture does Thomas Copeland make?

Copeland was also renowned for its refined Parian statuary. Marks include ‘Copeland’, ‘W.T. Copeland & Sons’, ‘Spode Copeland’, ‘Copeland Late Spode’, and ‘Copeland Spode’. Copeland continued to produce the most popular Spode patterns.