Spode & Italian

Find out about this famous Spode pattern, introduced in the Regency period, by using the links below. First made in about 1816 the pattern was in continuous production by the Spode company until its closure in 2009. Here are some links to some of my posts about the pattern:

Wholesale Price List, 1930

Spode and Italian Pattern

Spode and Italian...with added colour

Spode and Italian Backstamp

On the I-J page of my Spode ABC you can find an image of a grand looking salad bowl in Italian pattern from the late19th century.

And there are other mentions:

  • here on my Spode and Willow Pattern blog
  • here on my Spode and Printing...and Hogarth blog where you can see an image of a copper plate being engraved in the pattern
  • here on my first ever blog post: Spode - A Short History

Catalogue page, 1932
Bordaloue, coach pot or ladies' urinal, c1820
Click here for Richard Halliday's book (new 2013) - you can see the cover below. Entitled The Italian Pattern: The story of an iconic 19th century transferware design, it is available to download from the Transferware Collectors Club (TCC) web pages. You can also find out how to purchase a printed copy from the TCC pages