Shape Type: Toilet & Personal Hygiene

Pattern Type: Animals

Date: 1815-1825

Dimensions:

  • Height: 8.00 in (20.32 cm)
  • Length: 19.00 in (48.26 cm)

Maker: Spode

Maker's Mark:

Printed

Description:

An earthenware foot bath printed n blue in the Old Peacock pattern.  This scarce pattern dates from 1815 to 1825.  Robert Copeland suggested that the design might have been derived from a Japanese porcelain plate made at the Arita kilns for the Dutch East India Company and that the birds might be ho-ho birds, or phoenixes.  Leonard Whiter had called the pattern Old Peacock, although this name does not appear in the print record book.

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