Dessert Dish


Exhibited here is an oval earthenware dessert dish.  The pattern is number 1584 and it was based on an original Chinese design.  It is printed and colored in underglaze and the rim is enameled over the glaze in black.  The only mark is the hand painted pattern number.  Spode produced this pattern in at least seven  color variations, each with different pattern numbers.  This piece is part of a dessert set.  Other pieces from the set are included in the shapes section of this exhibition.