Late 19th Century Copeland (Late Spode) Brown Jasperware Tall Creamer with Pewter Lid
Description: A beautiful brown colored Jasperware Copeland, later known as Spode, tall creamer with a spout and applied handle. The creamer, which displays Copeland markings from the late 19th century, is ~5 1/4" high, has a round flat and footed base which rises with inwards slanted straight sides to a plain rim equipped with a spout. The creamer or jug has a pewter lid which fits into two small holes on the sides with one having a channel that allows sliding the lid out. There is a incised repeating geometric decoration in a wide band near the bottom and two parallel lines near the top with a jasperware garland between them. The circumference of the creamer is decorated with what appears to be scantily clad women dancing while holding hands. This is a very nice piece that is over 100 years and in very good condition. The bottom of the creamer is marked "ENGLAND" and "COPELAND" in two separate impressed stamps with the number 80 also stamped into the base. There is a brown colored printed mark in the center of the base showing a sail boat with the words Copland Spode above the sail and some undecipherable numbers with the word England below it. A very nice piece to add to your collection. Please carefully review the photos presented as they are part and parcel of our description.
Date: Uncertain, but the marking suggest late 19th century or very early 20th century (1894-1910).
Origin: Staffordshire, England.
Size: The piece measures ~3 1/2" diameter at the base, ~2 7/8" diameter on top, is ~4 3/4" at its widest including the spout and handle, and is ~5 1/4" high. The piece weighs slightly over one pound.
Maker: W. T. Copland & Sons Pottery.
Marks: Impressed on the base the words "ENGLAND" and "COPELAND" in two separate impressed stamps with the number 80 also stamped into the base. There is a brown colored printed mark in the center of the base showing a sail boat with the words Copland Spode above the sail and some undecipherable numbers with the word England below it, a mark which dates the piece from 1894-1910.
Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece: Beautiful art pottery old creamer of beautiful design and good color. It would make a great addition to your collection of Jasperware pottery.
Condition: The piece is in very good condition with no breaks, crack, hairlines or repairs. The piece is clean with the design being well preserved, crisp and beautiful. The piece has a minor blemishes here and there, especially on top of the handle, which can be seen in the photos. The pewter lid is also intact and shows some surface wear and a few losses to the finish along the edges. It also has residue of an old sticker on top. However, these issues are all minor and the piece is very nice given its age and utilitarian purpose. A beautiful piece to add to your collection. Please see photos for additional condition information.
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