A small creamware dish with an arcaded rim. Decorated with green and blue/green enamelled leaves. The inner rim has basket weave moulding with under-glaze green oxide colouring. With black enamel used for the borders and pattern background.
The back has a painted enamel pattern number 1640 and is marked with an impressed ‘SPODE’ mark above an impressed number 4. The mark can be dated in the range of c.1784-1833 but the style of the dish is circa 1800-1820.
Made by Josiah Spode, Staffordshire, England. A brightly coloured and attractive dish in very good condition.
190mm wide / 24mm high.
There is minor wear and glaze fritting around the lower edge of the rim. Very minor wear and chipping to the black enamel.