Copeland Spode "Shanghai" Demitasse and Saucer - Vintage Espresso Cup with Blossoms and Insects - Rarer Forked Handle

$31.00

"Shanghai" is an utterly charming pattern featuring Asian style blossom boughs with little bugs through. The insects are beetles, butterflies and moths, and the blossoms are in multiple colors. There is a lovely gold trim and forked handle to the demitasse cup. Copeland Spode Shanghai was made between 1952 to 1985, according to replacements.com, but the back stamp style dates the cup to pre-1970. Spode also impressed their pieces with a date code. however it's impossible to read on this particular piece. Beautiful little espresso cup for your coffee from one of the finest makers of porcelain ware in England.

It is obvious that this is a quality piece, and it should be as it was made by the venerable W.T. Copeland, successors to Copeland & Garrett, and prior to that Josiah Spode. The mark of the company includes the words "Spode, Copelands China" and "England". The history of this famous pottery stretches back to the founding by Josiah Spode in 1770.

CONDITION: Both demitasse cup and saucer are in excellent condition with no chips, nicks, scratches or cracks.

SIZE: The saucer is 4 1/2 inches wide and the cup is 2 1/2 inches tall.

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