LARGE SPODE ITALIAN BLUE WHITE LIDDED SOUP TUREEN VEGETABLE SERVING DISH. This listing is for a the Italian pattern grand footed rectangular serving tureen. The lid has a ladle recess making it suitable for use as a soupier. The factory marks are from the 1970s-2000.
Lovely display for dressers and great for collectors and presents for special occasions. Vintage Spode's Italian Made in England factory marks Spode design c1816 V. MEASUREMENTS: Height 10"x 13.5" wide x 8.25 deep. Spode is England's oldest pottery company, with a proud heritage that spans back almost two hundred years.
Spode pottery is a true British icon. Perhaps the most famous of Spode's collections has to be Blue Italian.Dating back to 1816, this distinctive range of blue and white dinnerware and dinner accessories has since become the pottery company's signature pattern, continuing to grace homes right up to the present day. Made using the same time-honoured techniques of the 1800s, Blue Italian adopts a detailed Imari Oriental border, a pattern found in Japanese art. By contrast, this Asian frame encompasses an idyllic image of the Italian countryside, as it was imagined when Blue Italian was first designed. All of this is set against a crisp white base - a technique originally pioneered by Josiah Spode I, the founder of Spode, way back in the 1700s. Discover the timeless beauty of Spode's Blue Italian for yourself. Blue Italian Soup Tureen features. A hole in the lid allows a ladle (available separately) to sit in the Soup Tureen while the lid is still on. Dimensions: 35 x 25 x 26cm, exterior dimensions, with lid. If you need further information please do not hesitate to message me.. I try to describe all the items as accurately and as honestly as possible, and I always include photos or scans of the actual items. Anything major such as cracks chips or major loss of gilding etc will be pointed out in the description and shown on the photos. If you are still unsure as to the condition etc.
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