Spode Peacock Teapot and Stand


This is a beautiful Breakfast set made by Spode between 1813 and 1825 –
Josiah Spode II period 1797 to 1827.
Decorated with early transfer print, the “Peacock” pattern 2083, and hand-coloured in bright enamels over the glaze. The pattern consists of large peonies and two peacocks seated on a rock formation. This, the original pattern, has been repeated in many forms at Spode right up to their closure in 2008.

By c1817 many of Spode’s ceramics were marked with the manufacturer’s name, the pattern number & worker’s marks. Spode in black – 2083 in red + painters mark.

Around this period Spode introduced a new shape for their Teapots, Teapot Stands, Sugar Boxes, & creamers which were used together with the new London shape Tea & Coffee Cups. Both the teapot and teapot stand became a little more square rather than earlier pieces which were oval.

Teapot can be seen in the Victoria and Albert museum, London.

Teapot with original stand made in fine bright white china with detailed enamels, gilding and gold knob.

Teapot 27 cm spout to handle x 14 cm high

Stand 18.7 cm x 14.7 cm

Lovely condition, fabulous colours. Teapot has a  fine hairline and internal chip in spout, stand a little wear to the gilding. 


1 in stock


Josiah Spode was the great Pioneer among the Georgian potters in England, circa year 1800 he perfected the bone china recipe that has been used by everyone ever since, and he was also the leading potter behind the technique of transferware, making it possible for English potters to replace the Chinese export china, which had come to an end around that time, with their own. This was fundamental to a thriving industry that would last for about 150 years and provide half the world with their tableware.

Samples of Spode Peacock 2083 at the Victoria and Albert Museum


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