Vintage Earthenware by Copeland Spode ~ Ermine on Centurion 13" Chop Plate Round Platter - PG246
Description ~ this chop plate / round platter by Copeland Spode is so sophisticated and so elegant - done or the regal Centurion blank and in the blue and white pattern, Ermine, this piece is simply amazing, and quite the hard to find treasure! What is a chop plate, you ask? Well, in the olden days, they were used to serve pork chops. Today, they can be used as a platter to serve fruits, veggies, pastries, sandwiches...
Highly collectible and displays absolutely wonderfully; perfect for set matching and completion or the Copeland Spode collector.
Measurements ~ approximately 13" across
Pattern / Dates ~ early-century, c1931 (as dated by the stamped English Registry No.) - The Copeland Spode company can trace its beginnings back to 1762 and became Copeland Spode in the late 1800s. The company was purchased by the Portmeirion pottery company in 2009, but the name Spode continues on.
Hallmarks ~ "Spode's Centurion United States Design Letters Patent No 84384 England RD No 762857" as seen in the pictures
Condition ~ Excellent: pre-owned vintage - this piece shows little evidence of age or use, and is chip/flake free; shelf wear is minimal.
Note - this is an oversized plate, and as such ships at an oversized rate.