Spode Felspar porcelain part tea service with gadrooned rim, the is set decorated with a heavy gold pattern on a white ground. The teapot, sugar box, and milk jug have puce mark ''Spode Felspar Porcelain’' Some of the pieces have no mark but carry pattern number 4267. The set was made around 1815-1820.

 

The set consists of One teapot and lid A/F, six teacups, six saucers, one sugar box and lid, one milk jug.

 

In the late 1700s, the pottery industry started adding Cornish stone (sometimes called China stone) to the porcelain mix, the addition reduces the likelihood of the pottery distorting during firing it also produces a whiter “glassier” finish.

Josiah Spode I was born in 1733, after worked for several local potters, in 1776 he established his own factory in Church Street, (then known as High Street) Stoke on Trent. After his death in 1797, the factory was run by his son Josiah Spode II in partnership with William Copeland.
In 1821 Spode started to manufacture Felspar (modern spelling Feldspar) Porcelain, the felspar used was a purer form of Cornish Stone the resulting porcelain was more translucent and became highly fashionable. Production continued into the Copeland & Garrett phase of the company (1833-1847).

 

Condition Report

Please read the condition report carefully before you buy.  

The tea teapot is for decoration only A/F

The teacups are in excellent antique condition with no sign of damage or repair, some of them may have micro crazing in the glaze which can’t be seen with naked eyes, all of them still ring true.

The saucers are in excellent antique condition, there is minor rubbing to the gold in centre, one has very tiny short hairline crack on the back of the rim. Some of them may have micro crazing in the glaze which can’t be seen with naked eyes, all of them still ring true.

The sugar box and lid are in excellent antique condition with no sign of damage or repair.

The jug is in excellent antique condition with no sign of damage or repair.

 

The picture has "bright areas" which are reflections not damage.

 

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Spode Felspar porcelain part tea service, dating 1815-1820

SKU: SA0062
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