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Ship Border

Pattern Category: Other Floral and Botanical Patterns

Object Type: Dinner and Dessert Wares


  • Diameter: 10 inches


The pattern is named for the border design on this earthenware dinner plate with gadrooned edge.  The name Ship Border is derived from Spode's pattern number 3067 which features a ship in a Chinese harbor scene within the same border.  This border design was one that Spode used with over 50 different central patterns including Chinoiserie scenes and floral groups. This pattern is illustrated as number 123 in the Spode B Pattern Book.

Mark Types and IDs

Impressed 2a

Transfer Printed 33