Cake plates

Cake plates
Title
Cake plates
Date 
1790-1820; 1815-1827
Medium 
Porcelain
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 x 8 3/8 x 8 3/8 in. ( 2.5 x 21.3 x 21.3 cm )
Description 
Molded porcelain tea set consisting of four cake plates; all pieces are hand painted with blue scalloped borders with sets of two peach flowers and gold outlines with gold stylized floral and foliate sprays, grapes, palmettes; holloware forms have additional band of undulating vine with leaves and flowers, in gold and gold flourishes on handles.
Credit Line 
Bequest of Mary MacKaye Greenwood
Object Number 
1969.11d-g
Marks 
printed: in red on base in script: "Spode/3904" printed: in red on base in print : "Spode/3904" printed: in lavender on base: "Spode/[enclosed within two floral sprays]/Felspar/Porcelain" and in red "3904"
Gallery Label 
According to the donor, the tea set belonged to Elizabeth (Weaver) Greenwood (1764-1831), wife of Dr. John Greenwood. The printed "SPODE" with pattern number was used from 1790-1820; the printed mark "C" was used from 1815-1827.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group